Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr” as Want to Read:
The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)

3.30  ·  Rating Details  ·  10 Ratings  ·  1 Review
Aaron Burr was an enigma even in his own day. Founding father and vice president, he engaged in a duel with Alexander Hamilton resulting in a murder indictment that effectively ended his legal career. And when he turned his attention to entrepreneurial activities on the frontier he was suspected of empire building and worse.
Burr was finally arrested as a threat to nationa
...more
Paperback, 212 pages
Published August 28th 2008 by University Press of Kansas (first published August 12th 2008)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-28 of 28)
filter  |  sort: default (?)  |  Rating Details
Liam
Dec 04, 2010 Liam rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
"'In New-York, I am to be disenfranchised, and in New-Jersey hanged. Having substantial objections to both, I shall not, for the present, hazard either, but shall seek another country.'" (Burr in March 1805, 37)

"'Burr was full of petty mystery. He made a mystery of everything.'" (Irving of Burr, 193)
Amanda
Amanda marked it as to-read
Aug 08, 2016
Anita
Anita rated it did not like it
Jul 01, 2016
Fivewincs
Fivewincs marked it as to-read
Apr 30, 2016
jeanne marie walker
jeanne marie walker rated it it was amazing
Feb 23, 2016
Donald Scarinci
Donald Scarinci marked it as to-read
Jan 30, 2016
Bryant
Bryant marked it as to-read
Jul 25, 2015
Greg
Greg rated it really liked it
Jul 14, 2016
Josh
Josh marked it as to-read
Jul 16, 2014
Chris Finke
Chris Finke rated it really liked it
Jul 12, 2014
Blake Jones
Blake Jones marked it as to-read
May 10, 2014
Matthew George
Matthew George marked it as to-read
Feb 05, 2014
Kyle Hildreth
Kyle Hildreth rated it it was ok
Dec 26, 2013
Frank
Frank rated it it was ok
Aug 23, 2013
Jaime
Jaime rated it liked it
Jan 24, 2016
Maria
Maria marked it as to-read
Apr 21, 2013
|8|
|8| marked it as to-read
Apr 04, 2013
Amanda Davis
Amanda Davis marked it as to-read
Nov 01, 2012
Douglas
Douglas rated it it was amazing
Nov 09, 2012
Aaron
Aaron marked it as to-read
Sep 08, 2012
Alibrarian
Alibrarian rated it really liked it
Apr 24, 2009
David
David marked it as to-read
Feb 27, 2009
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »

Other Books in the Series

Landmark Law Cases and American Society (1 - 10 of 59 books)
  • Affirmative Action on Trial: Sex Discrimination in Johnson v. Santa Clara
  • The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P. Chase: In Re Turner and Texas v. White
  • The Struggle for Student Rights: Tinker v. Des Moines and the 1960s
  • The Salem Witchcraft Trials: A Legal History
  • Lochner v. New York: Economic Regulation on Trial
  • When the Nazis Came to Skokie: Freedom for Speech We Hate
  • The Pullman Case: The Clash of Labor and Capital in Industrial America (Landmark Law Cases & American Society)
  • The Bakke Case: Race, Education, and Affirmative Action, the
  • Marbury v. Madison: The Origins and Legacy of Judicial Review
  • Lethal Judgments: Assisted Suicide and American Law (Landmark Law Cases and American Society)

Share This Book