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eBook Joined by Fate: Intertwined Biographies: Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr, 1st Edition

  • Richard Worth
  • Published By: Enslow Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 0766098141
  • ISBN-13: 9780766098145
  • DDC: 973.4
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 128 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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Overview

In 1804, Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr fought the most famous duel in American history. Both men had served with great courage during the American Revolution. Afterward, each had become an important lawyer and politician. Hamilton helped write the United States Constitution and became America's first treasury secretary, but he stopped Burr from becoming president in 1800. This move and others led to a strong hatred between the two men, which finally ended in a deadly face-off. Keep readers at the edge of their seats with this riveting examination of a history-changing rivalry.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Introduction.
1: Duel to the Death.
2: Growing Up in the Colonies.
3: The Cauldron of the Revolution.
4: The World Turned Upside Down.
5: The Law and the Constitution.
6: The Indispensable Man.
7: Political Conflict.
8: The Election of 1800.
9: Decline and Fall.
Chronology.
Chapter Notes.
Glossary.
Further Reading.
Index.