Fallen Founder


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Challenges popular beliefs about the Revolutionary era figure, revealing how Alexander Hamilton subverted Burr's career through a slanderous letter-writing campaign, in a portrait that presents evidence of Burr's political talents and dedicated patriotism

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Author by Nancy Isenberg
Genre eBook Biography & Autobiography
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ISBN Number 0670063525

Aaron Burr


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Surveys the life of Aaron Burr, a hero of the American Revolution who later served as a senator from New York and Vice President under Jefferson, but who is best remembered for his duel with Alexander Hamilton.

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Author by Buckner F. Melton
Genre eBook Juvenile Nonfiction
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ISBN Number 0823966267

Burrs Analysis Control And Removal


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In many machining operations burrs cannot be avoided. They can affect the functionality and the safe handling of the workpiece in the subsequent processing, and have to be removed by a special deburring process. Toleration of burrs, which are not part of functional edges, depends on their respective shape and size. High inspection effort is necessary to guarantee the workpiece quality. Therefore, the research results on burrs, with a focus on burr analysis and control as well as on cleanability and burr removal based on the presentations held at the conference are valuable for researchers and engineers in manufacturing development.

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Author by Jan C. Aurich
Genre eBook Technology & Engineering
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ISBN Number 3642005683

Raymond Burr


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Best known for his television series "Perry Mason" and "Ironside," Burr had a career spanning over fifty years. His life is meticulously documented here, including movie roles in such Hollywood productions as Rear Window and Key to the City, and other work in television. Also discussed are his family, Fiji Island home, work in Canadian films, and trips to Korea and Vietnam to entertain American troops. The appendices include a complete episode guide to the "Perry Mason" series.

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Author by Ona L. Hill
Genre eBook Performing Arts
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ISBN Number 078649137X

The Trial Of Col Aaron Burr On An Indictment For Treason Before The Circuit Court Of The United States Held In Richmond Virginia May Term 1807


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Author by Aaron Burr
Genre eBook Burr Conspiracy, 1805-1807
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Aaron Burr


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Looks at the Burr Conspiracy, which involved a plan to set up an independent republic in either Mexico or the Western frontier.

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Author by Buckner F. Melton
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 9780471392095

Burr Hamilton And Jefferson


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This book restores Aaron Burr to his place as a central figure in the founding of the American Republic. Abolitionist, proto-feminist, friend to such Indian leaders as Joseph Brant, Burr was personally acquainted with a wider range of Americans, and of the American continent, than any other Founder except George Washington. He contested for power with Hamilton and then with Jefferson on a continental scale. The book does not sentimentalize any of its three protagonists, neither does it derogate their extraordinary qualities. They were all great men, all flawed, and all three failed to achieve their full aspirations. But their struggles make for an epic tale. Written from the perspective of a historian and administrator who, over nearly fifty years in public life, has served six presidents, this book penetrates into the personal qualities of its three central figures. In telling the tale of their shifting power relationships and their antipathies, it reassesses their policies and the consequences of their successes and failures. Fresh information about the careers of Hamilton and Burr is derived from newly-discovered sources, and a supporting cast of secondary figures emerges to give depth and irony to the principal narrative. This is a book for people who know how political life is lived, and who refuse to be confined within preconceptions and prejudices until they have weighed all the evidence, to reach their own conclusions both as to events and character. This is a controversial book, but not a confrontational one, for it is written with sympathy for men of high aspirations, who were disappointed in much, but who succeeded, in all three cases, to a degree not hitherto fully understood.

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Author by Roger G. Kennedy
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 0199728224

Cipher Code Of Dishonor Aaron Burr An American Enigma


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Trinity: The Burrs versus Alexander Hamilton and the United States of America will be the first book to draw on unreported documents and genealogical information to reveal an unprecedented look into the relationships of Aaron Burr, Alexander Hamilton, Trinity Church Corporation and the Loyalists of Manhattan Island. Author Alan J. Clark shows in new perspective the battles and intrigues leading beyond the American Revolutionary War. With the melding of genealogy and timeline analysis Clark examines some of the intriguing ciphered letters of Aaron Burr to his daughter Theodosia, and looks again at Burr’s curious and complex war time exploits to determine where his Loyalist tendencies actually began. Clark further examines the land leases then traded prior, during, and after the war as speculation, or possibly as rewards from the English Crown for services performed in its favor in the colonies primarily through the Corporation of Trinity Church. The economics of early Manhattan and the Atlantic colonies were bolstered by the complex and secular behavior of the Corporation of Trinity Church acting as land bank for the Loyalists to the Throne of England. Clark appears to fill in the gaps in many recently published tomes by delving deeper into the actions of Burr and Hamilton, examining their extensive familial connections and behaviors to arrive at a complex web of intricacy bringing to life American History at its most personal level. This book does not reiterate the well worn paths of American History. Instead, it brings a crisp new approach that makes sense of seemingly insignificant, disjointed and inconsistent stories of the early history of our country.

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Author by Alan J. Clark, M.D.
Genre eBook History
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ISBN Number 9781420846393

A View Of The Political Conduct Of Aaron Burr Esq


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Author by James Cheetham
Genre eBook New York (State)
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ISBN Number UCAL:$B310395

Colonel Burton S Spiller Burr Revolver


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Revolving around the creation, operation, and demise of a pistol factory, this book illustrates the struggles of the factory and thus of the Confederacy during the Civil War.

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Author by Matthew W. Norman
Genre eBook Business & Economics
Read Book 137
ISBN Number 0865545316