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The Burr-Hamilton duel, July 11, 1804; a tragedy that stunned the American nation.

Author: Ralph Knight
Publisher: New York, F. Watts [1968]
Series: A Focus book
Edition/Format:   Print book : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An account of the events leading up to the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, two controversial figures in the early days of the American Government.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton
Material Type: Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ralph Knight
OCLC Number: 443948
Description: 63 pages illustrations 23 cm.
Contents: Two Young Officers in Washington's Army --
A Pair of Tempers --
"The Silliest Incident on Record" Between Two Great Men --
Hamilton - Out of Tragedy, A Boy for the Ages --
The Tragedy of Rachel's Motherhood --
Aaron Burr's Background and Early Years --
Hamilton Heads for College, Too --
Destiny's Last Miss --
The Feud Takes Root --
Romance for the Rivals --
Romance, Too, for Hamilton --
Hamilton and Burr During the Mid-1780's --
Showdown on the Constitution at Poughkeepsie --
The First U.S. President Chooses His Cabinet --
Burr's Progress in the 1790's --
The Century Closes and Burr Strikes --
The Jefferson-Burr Imbroglio --
The Challenge --
The Slow Days of Waiting --
A Premonition of Death? --
Duel in the Dawn --
Hamilton's Last Day --
And the Winner? --
Series Title: A Focus book
Responsibility: Illustrated with photos. and contemporary prints.

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An account of the events leading up to the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, two controversial figures in the early days of the American Government.

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