Aaron Burr: The Rise and Fall of an American Politician


Aaron Burr: The Rise and Fall of an American Politician
Name Aaron Burr: The Rise and Fall of an American Politician
Author Buckner F. Melton Jr.
Description Ambitious lawyer, valiant soldier, devoted husband and father, and clever politician, Aaron Burr is remembered most for the duel in which he fatally wounded his archenemy, Alexander Hamilton. A cultured, well-educated man, Burr supported the education of women and the abolition of slavery far ahead of his time. Burr served as New York attomey general, U.S. senator, and U.S. vice president. However, his dual with the slanderous Hamilton, his land intigues and schemes in the Southwest, and his later indictment and acquittal for treason dogged Burr until his death.
Publisher PowerKids Press
Language Not Available
Rating 3.67
ISBN 0823966267
Total Pages 112
Published Year 2003
Published Month 1
Published Day 1
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