Hamilton and Burr Duel
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Have you heard of the Hamilton and Burr Duel? Let's head to Weehawken, New Jersey on July 11, 1804. Where it all happened.
The guy on the right is Alexander Hamilton and the guy on the left is Aaron Burr. They do not like each other at all.
Burr is a dangerous man that ought not to be trusted!
The rivalry between the two came to a head in 1804 when Hamilton ruined Burr's attempt to gain re-nomination for Vice President as well as his bid to win the governorship of New York. Burr responded by challenging his enemy to a duel, an invitation Hamilton felt compelled to accept.
Hamilton shot first, but he missed. Burr shot next and hit him in the lower stomach. He was definetely looking to kill or hurt Hamilton
Hamilton died one day later from internal injuries.
Burr's eventful life became more tangled after the duel with Hamilton. He went from state to state hiding. Burr was tired for Treason in 1807. He died September 14, 1836.
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