Profile of the Day: Aaron Burr
On February 6, 1756, Aaron Burr was born in Newark, New Jersey. Burr served as the third Vice President of the United States under President Thomas Jefferson. He is probably best remembered for killing his political rival Alexander Hamilton during a duel in 1804. Charges against Burr were eventually dropped, however, Burr’s political career ended with Hamilton’s death.
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