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Alexander Hamilton opposed Burr and won the election in 1804.

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Q: When burr ran for governor of new york in 1804 who opposed him?
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Who Opposed Burr in 1804?

In the New York Gubernatorial Election of 1804, Aaron Burr lost to Morgan Lewis.


Who opposed Aaron Burr in an election in 1804?

When President Thomas Jefferson chose George Clinton as a running mate in 1804 rather than Aaron Burr, Burr sought Clinton's office of Governor of New York. He was opposed by Morgan Lewis. During the campaign, Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel.


In 1804 Alexander Hamilton publicly criticized a man who was running for governor of New York Who was this candidate?

aaron burr


Why did Massachusetts Federalists support Republican Aaron Burr for governor of New York in 1804 election?

They plotted to secade from the union. wanted New England to form a separate " northern territory". for this to work they had to include new york. needed someone to back them so they turned to Aaron Burr. :)


Why did Hamilton and Burr fight?

Burr believed that Hamilton was the sole detriment to the rise of his political career, namely. Hamilton had intervened, for Jefferson, in the nasty election of 1800, and had also intervened in the race for the governor of New York later. Both times, Hamilton had ruined Burr's chances. This animosity led Burr to kill Hamilton in 1804.


Which Vice President killed someone while in office?

Aaron Burr, Vice President under President Thomas Jefferson, fought a duel with pistols at Weehawken, New Jersey against Alexander Hamilton, a political enemy who was the first Secretary of the Treasury of the U.S. under President George Washington. Hamilton was killed. Burr was indicted for murder in the Bergen County, New Jersey court, but the charge was dismissed by the court before trial.


Who wanted Aaron Burr become governor of new york?

federalists according to my review...which leads me to the question of why did federalists want aaron burr to become governor of ny? Any guesses lol...nothing?..damn


Governor of New York in 1804?

George Clinton until 1 July followed by Morgan Lewis.


Who was the Governor of New York in 1804?

George Clinton (born July 26, 1739 in Little Britain, New York; died April 20, 1812 in Washington DC) succeeded John Jay in his second spell as the first Governor of New York, serving between July 1, 1801 and July 1, 1804. Following the end of Clinton's term as Governor, Morgan Lewis (born October 16, 1754 in New York, New York; died April 7, 1844 in New York, New York) became the third Governor of New York, serving between July 1, 1804 and July 1, 1807.


Who was the Governor in New York in 1804?

George Clinton (born July 26, 1739 in Little Britain, New York; died April 20, 1812 in Washington DC) succeeded John Jay in his second spell as the first Governor of New York, serving between July 1, 1801 and July 1, 1804. Following the end of Clinton's term as Governor, Morgan Lewis (born October 16, 1754 in New York, New York; died April 7, 1844 in New York, New York) became the third Governor of New York, serving between July 1, 1804 and July 1, 1807.


Why did Massachusetts federalists support republican aaron burr for governor of New York in the 1804 election?

They plotted to secade from the union. wanted New England to form a separate " northern territory". for this to work they had to include new york. needed someone to back them so they turned to Aaron Burr. :)


Did arron burr kill alexander hamilton?

Yes, the incumbent U.S. Vice President Aaron Burr shot former U.S. Treasury Secretary Alexander Hamilton in a duel in Weehawken, New Jersey on July 11, 1804. Secretary Hamilton died the following day.