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  • Hamilton's son was killed.
  • Thomas Jefferson and his running mate, Aaron Burr.
  • Hamilton’s death
  • On July 11, 1804, the pair met at a remote spot in Weehawken, New Jersey. Hamilton, whose son was killed in a duel in 1801, deliberately fired into the air, but Burr fired with intent to kill.
  • In November 1800, in an election conducted before presidential and vice-presidential candidates shared a single ticket, Thomas Jefferson and his running mate, Aaron Burr, defeated Federalist incumbent John Adams with 73 electoral votes each.
  • Hamilton, fatally wounded, died in New York City the next day.
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