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The duel : the parallel lives of Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr

Autor Judith St George
Vydavatel: New York, N.Y. : Viking, ©2009.
Vydání/formát:   Kniha : Biography : Základní škola : EnglishZobrazit všechny vydání a formáty
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In curiously parallel lives, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were both orphaned at an early age. Both were brilliant students who attended college - one at Princeton, the other at Columbia - and studied law. Both were young staff officers under General George Washington, and both became war heroes. Politics beckoned them, and each served in the newly formed government of the fledgling nation. Why, then, did these  Přečíst více...
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Žánr/forma: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Osoba: Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton
Typ materiálu: Biography, Základní škola
Typ dokumentu: Book
Všichni autoři/tvůrci: Judith St George
ISBN: 9780670011247 067001124X
OCLC číslo: 262428551
Ocenění: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Uživatelské určení: Ages 11 up.
Popis: 97 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.
Obsahy: Orphans --
Students --
Patriots --
Heroes --
Lawyers --
Politicians --
Friends --
Enemies --
Duelists.
Odpovědnost: Judith St. George.

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In curiously parallel lives, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr were both orphaned at an early age. Both were brilliant students who attended college - one at Princeton, the other at Columbia - and studied law. Both were young staff officers under General George Washington, and both became war heroes. Politics beckoned them, and each served in the newly formed government of the fledgling nation. Why, then, did these two face each other at dawn in a duel that ended with death for one and opprobrium for the other?

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Recommended for all levels of school libraries

od AnchorageSchools (Publikoval uživatel WorldCat 2010-03-24) Výborné Trvalý odkaz

A great presentation of who both Burr and Hamilton were from birth to the reasons behind the famous duel.  The book is the perfect length not to bore students who might want to know a little bit more information about the historic event.  I particularly liked how the book was arranged to...
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