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Duel : Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr and the future of America

Author: Thomas Fleming
Publisher: New York : Basic Books, 1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The French Revolution and the proclamation of Napoleon as First Consul had an impact on Hamilton and Burr, who, in 1804, considered the Federal Government weak and corrupt. Their antagonisms ended in  Read more...

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Named Person: Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas Fleming
ISBN: 0465017363 9780465017362
OCLC Number: 906834883
Description: XIII, 446 p., 12 p. pl. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: List of Illustrations xi; Acknowledgements xiii; A General Nurses His Wounds; The Quarrelsome Men of Gotham; The New Caesar's Long Shadow; The Temptations of a Vice President; Politicians in the Wilderness; A Wary Candidate Tests the Waters; From Migraine to Miracle; Resist, Resist, Resist the Demagogues; Does Impeachment Justify Secession?; Mudslingers Front and Center; From the Low Road to the Depths; A Distracted Dictator and an Etiquette - Mad President; A Ruined Politician Has a Midnight Visitor; Light in the Labyrinth; Honor's Deadly Ritual; Why Soldiers Why?; This is a Moral Wound, Doctor; Muffled Drums and Beckoning Destiny; Afterward; Notes; Index.
Responsibility: Thomas Fleming.
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"Fleming takes one of the most electrifying stories involving our nation's Founding Fathers and tells it electrically."

 
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