Thursday, September 16, 2021

Did You Know

 Did you know that in 1804 the Vice President of the United States--Aaron Burr--fought a duel with the Secretary of the Treasury--Alexander Hamilton--and killed him?


 

29 comments:

  1. Yes, I knew this. Believe it or not, I learned it in high school!

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    1. You know I did too, Elizabeth, but the fact that they held such high offices went right over my head.

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  2. No, something else I didn't know! Hugs, Valerie

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    1. No reason you should know that one:)
      Hugs received and returned.

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  3. No Sandra I did not know, Sorry for the delay in replying.
    Yvonne.

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  4. News to me. A political disagreement taken too far?

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  5. I remember hearing about this in history class

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  6. What some current politicians would like to do now. As it was a duel, I suppose no charge was laid.

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    1. He was indicted for murder but got the heck out of Dodge before he got thrown in jail. At some point the charges were dropped.

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  7. I did! Even before seeing "Hamilton!"

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  8. Yes, I knew this. I could never remember whom he killed until the Broadway hit “Hamilton” came into being.

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  9. I remembered it from school but Hamilton refereshed my memory :) xo

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  10. Definitely, way before everyone learned from the musical

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  11. Dirty works at the crossroads!!

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  12. Yes, I knew, but it never hurts to be reminded about history.

    Love,
    Janie

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