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Hamilton and Burr were political rivals. Hamilton, a Federalist, used his political influence to convince The House to break the tie breaker for President by picking Jefferson over Burr, a Republican.

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Who did Alexander Hamilton fight?

Burr


Who did Alexander Hamilton fight against?

arron burr


Why did Alexander Hamilton and Arron Burr fight?

Burr was veary angry at Hamilton. Burr was a Democratic/Republican and Hamilton was a Federalist. This meant they already had many differences. Also, Hamilton was saying bad things about Burr, illegally, and it was posted in the news paper. This caused a duel between them both.


Why did Alexander Hamilton fight arron burr?

Burr was veary angry at Hamilton. Burr was a Democratic/Republican and Hamilton was a Federalist. This meant they already had many differences. Also, Hamilton was saying bad things about Burr, illegally, and it was posted in the news paper. This caused a duel between them both.


Why did Alexander fight arron burr?

Burr was veary angry at Hamilton. Burr was a Democratic/Republican and Hamilton was a Federalist. This meant they already had many differences. Also, Hamilton was saying bad things about Burr, illegally, and it was posted in the news paper. This caused a duel between them both.


Who did Alexander Hamilton fight aganist?

If your mean the duel he died in it was Aaron Burr.


Who shot Aaron burr?

Aaron Burr shot Hamilton not Alexander Hamilton shot Aaron Burr.


What two people in 1800s challenged each other in a gun fight?

Aaron Burr and Alexander Hamilton. Burr won.


Why did alexander fight aaron burr?

They were long-time political rivals. Eventually is boiled over after Hamilton insulted Burr publically.


What happened to Burr and Hamilton?

Burr shot Hamilton in a duel and killed him.


Why did hamliton and burr fight?

Becuase it was a duel. Burr killed Hamilton and ran away so as not to be arrested. It was because of the New York governorship.


Who won the duel hamilton or burr?

Burr

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