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Day: July 17, 2020

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July 17, 2020

Thanks to Alissa Simon, HMU Tutor, for today’s post.

I would like to go back to July 11, 1804 and tell Hamilton not to engage, that Burr is not worth it. Of course, the famous duel between Burr and Hamilton is now a piece of America’s folklore. It is a story that I heard as a child, that lodged itself into the periphery of my mind and education.

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