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The Burr-Hamilton Duel: A Deadly Rivalry That Shaped American History

On July 11, 1804, two prominent American politicians met on the dueling grounds at Weehawken, New Jersey, to settle a long-standing feud with pistols. The duel ended with the death of one of them, and the ruin of the other. The participants were Aaron Burr, the vice president of the United States, and Alexander Hamilton, …

The Life and Mysterious Death of Anne Cleeves

In the tumultuous reign of King Henry VIII, one woman stood out among his six wives—Anne Cleeves. Born into the noble House of La Mark in Germany, Anne’s life took an unexpected turn when she became the fourth wife of Henry VIII. However, her marriage to the powerful monarch was short-lived and ultimately annulled. Despite …