Founding Brothers

what was at stake in the disagreement and duel between Burr and Hamilton?

Burr and hamilton duel

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There was of course somebody's life (Hamilton died). This hurt the federalist party but made Burr a political pariah. I think there was really just a matter of honour at stake as well. Burr felt slighted by Hamilton. Hamilton refused to apologize hence the duel.