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This test consists of 15 multiple choice questions and 5 short answer questions.

Multiple Choice Questions

1. What arrives an hour after Aaron Burr dies?
(a) His divorce decree.
(b) Van Buren.
(c) His medicine.
(d) His carriage.

2. Who committed the murder for which Charlie is arrested?
(a) Mrs. Townsend.
(b) Richard Robinson.
(c) Levi Weeks.
(d) Leggett.

3. With what vote does Wilkinson narrowly escape his own treason conviction?
(a) 9 to 7.
(b) 7 to 5.
(c) 8 to 6.
(d) 10 to 5.

4. Swartwout introduces Charlie to a publisher who is willing to pay Charlie for his research; who does this publisher want to write the biography about Burr?
(a) Leggett.
(b) Charlie.
(c) Sam Houston.
(d) Davy Crockett.

5. For what position does Burr ask for his brother-in-law, James Brown?
(a) Governor of the Louisiana Territory.
(b) Secretary of the Louisiana Territory.
(c) Judge of the Superior Court in New Orleans.
(d) Supreme Court Justice.

6. How long is the trial for the murderer in the case for which Charlie was originally accused?
(a) A week.
(b) Two months.
(c) Three days.
(d) 1 day.

7. After the duel with Hamilton, how does Burr's political career fair?
(a) His career in eastern politics is over.
(b) His career is not affected.
(c) His career blossoms.
(d) He must go into hiding.

8. When Charlie goes to visit Van Buren in the White House, what does he notice?
(a) That Van Buren seems distant towards Burr.
(b) The lack of good food.
(c) Similarities between Van Buren and Burr.
(d) That the White House is in disrepair.

9. What flaw in the Constitution does Burr find important but refuse to tell Jefferson?
(a) hat the power of the Judiciary system is not strong enough.
(b) That the power given to the President is too great.
(c) That the states have the right to nullify federal law or secede.
(d) That the states are controlled to tightly.

10. In the first week of August in 1806, where does Burr travel?
(a) To Europe.
(b) To Virginia.
(c) To the west.
(d) To the Floridas.

11. In Burr's treason trial, who determines that a President can be called into court?
(a) Nelson Chase.
(b) Alexander Hamilton.
(c) Thomas Jefferson.
(d) John Marshall.

12. Who tells Burr that Wilkinson is a Spanish spy?
(a) Jefferson.
(b) Jackson.
(c) Hamilton.
(d) Leggett.

13. Which of the following is NOT true about a "constructive treason" case?
(a) It is used against Burr.
(b) It is unconstitutional.
(c) It requires witnesses.
(d) Jefferson uses it.

14. When talking to Merry, what does Burr refrain from doing?
(a) Committing himself to breaking up the union.
(b) Telling Merry that the western states have the right to secede.
(c) Asking for the help of the British Navy.
(d) Agreeing to liberate the colonial people from Spain.

15. What is phrenology?
(a) The study of bumps on the skull.
(b) The study of the appearance of angels.
(c) The study of political parties.
(d) The study of relationships.

Short Answer Questions

1. Where do Burr and Charlie discuss the duel of Burr and Hamilton?

2. What does Leggett tell Charlie he will receive if he doesn't publish the pamphlet?

3. After being captured on February 19, 1807, where is Burr taken?

4. Who serves as Burr's defense council in his treason trial where Jefferson plays prosecutor?

5. What is the name of the professor of phrenology who visits Charlie and Helen?

(see the answer keys)

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