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A Symbol of Struggles. Hamilton-Burr Duel :. Objective. List one cause and one effect of the Hamilton-Burr Duel. Aaron Burr. Alexander Hamilton. What is a duel?. Why it Happened. Aaron Burr was a republican and Alexander Hamilton was a Federalist - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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Hamilton-Burr Duel:

Hamilton-Burr Duel:A Symbol of Struggles

ObjectiveList one cause and one effect of the Hamilton-Burr DuelAaron Burr

Alexander Hamilton

What is a duel?Why it HappenedAaron Burr was a republican and Alexander Hamilton was a Federalist

Hamilton and Burr had developed a rivalry against each other through out several years

Alexander Hamilton was critical of Burrs character and his attitude

Aaron Burr wrote a piece criticizing John Adams, which angered Hamilton The Election of 1800Thomas Jefferson and Aaron Burr were tied at 73 votes and it was up to the House of Representatives

During this time, Alexander Hamilton said that Burr was extremely dangerous

The House of representatives were influenced by this and voted for Jefferson

As a result, Aaron Burr became vice presidentWogdon Dueling Pistols

The Duel and OutcomeThe duel happened on July 11, 1804 at The Heights of Weehawken in New Jersey.

Aaron Burr won the duel and shot Alexander Hamilton

Hamilton died the next day

The EffectsThe Federalists lost their smart and well-respected leader

An anti-dueling law was passed to ban the act of dueling New York

This law was later applied to all states