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SAT® Subject Test in U.S. History

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Burr's Treason

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Former Vice President Aaron Burr was put on federal trial because he

A

killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel.

B

tried to detach Louisiana from the United States and conquer Mexico so he could rule over a Southwest country.

C

tried to detach New York and New England and create a new country.

D

conspired with England to hand back the Northwest Territory.

E

accepted bribes from France in order to influence Federal policies.