Aaron Burr was the third vice president of the United States. He served under Thomas Jefferson from 1800 to 1804. Even though Burr and Jefferson had the same number of votes, the commentary of Burr's rival, Alexander Ham... More »

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The events that led to the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr include Hamilton’s support for Thomas Jefferson as president in 1800 and Hamilton’s public criticism of Burr during the 1804 New York gubernatoria... More »

On his first expedition, Zebulon Pike left St. Louis, Mo., and explored the Mississippi River as far as Leech Lake and Sandy Lake in Minnesota, and on his second expedition Pike traveled westward to explore the sources o... More »

The events that led to the duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr include Hamilton’s support for Thomas Jefferson as president in 1800 and Hamilton’s public criticism of Burr during the 1804 New York gubernatoria... More »

John F. Kennedy demonstrated leadership qualities of charisma, energy, enthusiasm and confidence, which helped him secure the position of 35th president of the United States. Kennedy assumed the presidency at age 43, mak... More »

The judicial powers of the president of the United States are the power to pardon and grant reprieves, the power to appoint federal judges and the power to appoint justices to the Supreme Court. The power to appoint judg... More »

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The 44th president of the United States is Barack Obama. As of 2014, he is in the third year of his second term of office. Obama was elected the Democratic party candidate in 2008, beating Hillary Clinton. He defeated Re... More »

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