Hamilton & Burr Duel

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  • AlexanderHamiltonandAaronBurrsdueltookplaceon July11,1804,therivalriesmeta7a.matthedueling groundsnearWeehawken,NewJersey.Whatcausedthis duelwastheelectionandaninsult.Duringtheduel, Hamiltonthoughttherewasnoreasonforthisandwas morallywrong,sohedecidedtoshootintotheair.Burr thoughtHamiltontriedshootingathimbutmissed.Burr shotHamiltonintotheabdomenarea.Aftertheshot,Burr andhisothersscurriedawaywhileHamiltonwastakento NewYorkanddiedintheafternoon.
  • AlexanderHamiltonandAaronBurrweren'tthebest-est offriends.YouseeHamiltoncametoatimewherehe despisedBurr.Hamiltonwouldalwayssayinappropriate thingsaboutBurr.Intheelectionof1800,Jeffersonagain choseBurrashisrunningmate.
  • Hamilton-Burr
  • BurrpromotedDemocratic-Republicanticketbypublishinga confidentdocumentthatHamiltonhadwrittenattackedhis FederalistPresidentJohnAdams.Thismadeafallinthe FederalistsandhelpedJeffersonandBurrwintheelection with73electoralvotes.In1804,BurrbecameVice-President, butJeffersonstartedtodriftapartfromhimnotlikinghis nominationforhissecondtermandhischoices.
  • HamiltondecidedtocampaignagainstBurrwithagreat passion.BurrlosttheFederalistnominationandthenran asaindependentforGovernor.Hamiltonandother savagelyattackedBurrscharacter.Aftertheelection,to restorehisreputationhechallengedHamiltontoaDuel.
  • MyopiniononthewholeduelisthatHamiltonand Burrtookittoofar.Idon'tthinkthereshould've beenaduelinthefirstplace.AlexanderHamilton andAaronBurrshould'vestoppedbeingchildishand focusedonthereownwork.Iunderstandwhenit comestopoliticaleventsyoucangetcompetitiveand frustrated.Butthereisnoreasonforinsultingand teasing.Whatcausedthisduelwasthemgoingback andforthtoeachotherinsultingoneanother.The menshould'vestoppedplayingaroundandfocused onwhathadtobedone.Becauseofthisoneofthe greatestAmericanshaddied.
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  • Thankyouforreadingmy HamiltonandBurrComicStrip! -AngelinaA.P.6
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