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Portrait of Aaron Burr.
Portrait of Aaron Burr by John Vanderlyn.

Aaron Burr

February 6, 1756–September 14, 1836

Aaron Burr was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States under Thomas Jefferson.

Aaron Burr was a U.S. Senator and Vice President of the United States under Thomas Jefferson. Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in an infamous duel in 1804. He was also tried and acquitted for treason against the United States for allegedly trying to establish a separate empire in the southwest.

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  • Article Title Aaron Burr
  • Coverage February 6, 1756–September 14, 1836
  • Author
  • Keywords aaron burr, vice president, senator, revolutionary war officer, duel with alexander hamilton, senator
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date August 23, 2019
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update February 2, 2019

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