Aaron Burr: Patriot or Traitor? [F-23-1]

Presenter:Tom Baker
Location: SUNY Potsdam: Flagg 211
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Thu 11:00 AM 11/02
Status: Course Update: The location for course #1 has been changed to Flagg Hall, room 211, on the SUNY Potsdam campus. It will still meet on Thursday, November 2, at 11 am.

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Perhaps you're familiar with Vice President Aaron Burr from his portrayal in the hit musical "Hamilton", or from his iconic 'Got Milk' advertisements. In this presentation, we go behind the headlines to examine whether Burr was not only a murderer, but also a traitor.

Dr. Thomas Baker is a Professor of History and Associate Director of the Lougheed Center for Applied Learning at SUNY Potsdam. He is researching the story of Aaron Burr and his associates in post-Revolutionary America.

Cap: 54

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