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July 11, 1804 former vice president Aaron Burr fatally wounded former secretary of the treasury Alexander Hamilton in a duel.  Hamilton died the following afternoon.

For more information on the conflicts leading up to their final conflict, Go to this site:

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/amex/duel/peopleevents/pande17.html

“A well adjusted person is one who makes the same mistake twice without getting nervous.”–Alexander Hamilton

Burr-vs-Hamilton

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