Young Aaron and Sally were placed with the William Shippen family in Philadelphia.
In 1759, the children's guardianship was assumed by their 21-year-old maternal uncle Timothy Edwards.
The highlight of Burr's tenure as president of the Senate, one of his few official duties as vice president, was the Senate's first impeachment trial, that of Supreme Court justice Samuel Chase.
In 1804, the last full year of his single term as vice president, Burr killed his political rival Alexander Hamilton in a famous duel.
His activities eventually led to his arrest on charges of treason in 1807.
The subsequent trial resulted in acquittal, but Burr's western schemes left him with large debts and few influential friends.
My name is Aaron Young and I am the Ground Water Resources Coordinator with the Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, UNL.
Late Holocene dune activity in the Hutchinson dunes, east-central Kansas, USA. Dunes across interior eastern Upper Michigan relect early Holocene forest destruction concurrent with hydrologic closure of the Upper Great Lakes. Nebraska Statewide Groundwater-Level Monitoring Report 2012. Conservation and Survey Division, School of Natural Resources, University of Nebraska-Lincoln. Lincoln: Conservation and Survey Division, University of Nebraska. Burr was never tried for the illegal duel, and all charges against him were eventually dropped, but Hamilton's death ended Burr's political career.After leaving Washington, Burr traveled west seeking new opportunities, both economic and political.Aside from being occupied with intensive studies, he was a part of the American Whig Society and Cliosophic Society, the two clubs that the college had to offer at the time.