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How Well Do You Know Your Vice Presidents?

Test yourself on our quiz of the famous, infamous and not-so-famous least powerful men in the country

Aaron Burr, 3rd Vice President of the United States (1801-5)

Aaron Burr
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In 1804, Burr was challenged to a duel by his political rival. Though Burr killed his opponent, he was never tried in court and in fact, all charges against him were dropped. But Burr’s dueling choices ended his political career; he never held office again. Who did Aaron Burr kill?

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