Insurrection of Aaron Burr | Gathering Forces | 2 by Wondery

Insurrection of Aaron Burr | Gathering Forces | 2

from American History Tellers

by Wondery

Published: Wed Feb 22 2023

Show Notes

In the summer of 1804,Vice President Aaron Burr was wanted for the murder of Alexander Hamilton. The fatal duel made him a political pariah and the target of widespread public outcry.

But as Burr’s Vice Presidency came to an end, he refused to slink into the shadows. Vowing to rise again, he decided to seek his fortunes in the West. Soon, he would journey to the newly acquired Louisiana Territory, recruiting allies and seeking to fulfill his dreams of rebellion and conquest.

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