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11
THIS DAY IN HISTORY
1804
Aaron Burr slays Alexander Hamilton in duel
In a duel held in Weehawken, New Jersey, Vice President Aaron Burr fatally shoots his long-time political antagonist Alexander Hamilton. Hamilton, a leading Federalist and the chief architect of America's political economy, died the following day. Alexander Hamilton, born on the Caribbean island of ... read more »
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