Burr, Hamilton, and Jefferson: A Study in Character

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Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents ix
  • Acknowledgments xv
  • Preface xvii
  • Part One - Character and Circumstance 3
  • 1 - Character 7
  • 2 - Circumstance 21
  • 3 - The Fatal Twins 33
  • 4 - I Wish There Was a War 44
  • 5 - Politics, Love, Learning, and Death 56
  • 6 - Fascination 75
  • Part Two - Character Tested by Slavery and Secession 87
  • 7 - The Civil Rights Movement of the 1790s and the First Jim Crow Period 89
  • 8 - Misdemeanors in Kentucky and Tennessee 111
  • 9 - Filibustering as Policy, Glory, or Adventure 127
  • 10 - Washington, Western Pennsylvania, and Secession 147
  • 11 - Character, Economic Interest, and Foreign Policy 172
  • Part Three - In the Wake of the Hurricane 183
  • 12 - Clamor and Retreat 185
  • 13 - Southern Hospitality 195
  • 14 - Fort George 214
  • Part Four - The Great Valley 231
  • 15 - Burr and the Middle Ground 233
  • 16 - "A Country of Slaves" 242
  • Part Five - The Expedition 255
  • 17 - Intentions, 1800-1805 257
  • 18 - Whose Valley? 283
  • 19 - Mr. Jefferson's Colleagues 292
  • 20 - The Thinking Part of the People 305
  • 21 - The Wheeled Cell and the Trial 333
  • 22 - Precedents and Justice 347
  • 23 - Groundsprings of Wrath 359
  • Postscript 371
  • Appendix - Biases and Apologies 389
  • Notes 395
  • Bibliography 435
  • Index 453
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