- Nov 2011
- Ohio, USA
Interestingly enough, Hamilton himself came across this same way to President Adams during their fairly well-known confrontation in New Jersey in 1800. This meeting effectively stripped Hamilton of much of the influence he still had, which was considerable. Hamilton wanted to attack French and Spanish possessions as a part of the Quasi War, and Adams gave him one of the greatest ever political 'no sells.'Even if you accept that Burr didn't technically do anything treasonous in his western adventures, he was a lunatic warmonger and would-be filibuster who wanted to be King of Mexico. No thanks, people do not pay enough attention to how insane his career after shooting Hamilton was.