The Duel

The Duel

The Parallel Lives of Alexander Hamilton & Aaron Burr

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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?
Publisher: New York, New York : Speak, [2016]
Copyright Date: ©2009
ISBN: 9780425288214
Branch Call Number: E302.6.H2 S77 2016x
Characteristics: 99 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm


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ArapahoeCatherine Dec 21, 2016

A quick and engaging read that is a great choice for any Hamilton obsessed teen that wants to know more about the lives of Hamilton and Burr and how they ended up on the dueling grounds that fateful morning!


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