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Aaron Burr

(1756—1836) American Democratic Republican statesman

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Burr, Aaron

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The Oxford Guide to the United States Government

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2002
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Social sciences, Politics
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Vice President ...

• Born: Feb. 6, 1756, Newark, N.J. • Political party: Democratic-Republican • Education: College of New Jersey

Burr, Aaron

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The Oxford Companion to American Literature (6 ed.)

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2004
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(1756–1836), ...

was a distinguished officer in the Revolutionary War, after which he became a New York lawyer serving

Burr, Aaron

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Charles F. Hobson

The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States (2 ed.)

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2005
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Law
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Graduating from the College of New Jersey (later Princeton) in 1772, Burr studied law with Tapping Reeve. During ...

Burr, Aaron

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Nicholas Casner

The Oxford Companion to United States History

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2004
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(1756–1836), political leader, vice president, conspirator. ... Best remembered for his duel with Alexander Hamilton and the failed attempt to create a separate empire in the ... More
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The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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In the Revolutionary War, as aide-de-camp to Maj. Gen. Israel Putnam in New York City, Burr played a central role in rescuing American troops trapped at Brooklyn Heights as British troops ... More

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