1. On July 11, 1804, Aaron Burr fatally wounded Secretary of the Treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Hamilton had smeared Burr’s name in the press.
Drunk History is a Howard Zinnesque exploration of the seamy undersides of American History, as related by a revolving cast of sloshed historical experts. This one’s about the 1804 duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. Read Post
Most people think of Founding Father Alexander Hamilton as the face on the $10 bill. Either that or the primary author of the Federalist Papers who was killed in a duel by Vice President Aaron Burr in 1804. But few people are aware ... Read Post