Foreword Reviews

The Burr Conspiracy

Uncovering the Story of an Early American Crisis

2017 INDIES Finalist
Finalist, History (Adult Nonfiction)

In 1805 and 1806, Aaron Burr, former vice president of the newly formed American republic, traveled through the Trans-Appalachian West gathering support for a mysterious enterprise, for which he was arrested and tried for treason in 1807. The book examines what the resulting crisis reveals about their anxieties concerning the new nation’s fragile union and uncertain republic.