The Aaron Burr Treason Trial

The Aaron Burr Treason Trial : A Headline Court Case

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This series focuses on high-interest, high impact, compelling court cases in American history. The people involved in each case are highlighted, as is the impact these people and their cases had on society and history. These books are good for reports and classroom debates. Each volume includes chapter notes, a glossary, a further reading list, Internet addresses, and an index.In The Aaron Burr Treason Trial: A Headline Court Case, author Eileen Lucas describes the 1807 trial of Aaron Burr, the former vice president of the United States, who was accused of trying to start a war between the United States and Mexico. Lucas outlines the colorful characters involved, the legal intricacies of the case, and political atmosphere of the time that allowed such a controversial case to be tried.
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  • 12-17
  • Hardback | 112 pages
  • 163.6 x 232.2 x 12.2mm | 349.27g
  • English
  • Library ed.
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0766017656
  • 9780766017658

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"An easy-to-read, well-documented history of the famous 1982 trial, ... A thorough and welcome addition."
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