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

Auteur: Judith St George
Uitgever: New York, N.Y. : Viking, ©2009.
Editie/Formaat:   Print book : Biografie : Lagere school : EngelsAlle edities en materiaalsoorten bekijken.
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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  Meer lezen...
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Genre/Vorm: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Genoemd persoon: Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton; Aaron Burr; Alexander Hamilton
Genre: Biografie, Lagere school
Soort document: Boek
Alle auteurs / medewerkers: Judith St George
ISBN: 9780670011247 067001124X
OCLC-nummer: 262428551
Onderscheidingen: A Junior Library Guild selection.
Doelgroep: Ages 11 up.; Young Adult.; 1040
Beschrijving: 97 p. : ill., port. ; 24 cm.
Inhoud: Orphans --
Students --
Patriots --
Heroes --
Lawyers --
Politicians --
Friends --
Enemies --
Duelists.
Verantwoordelijkheid: 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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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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