Summary Of Judith St. George's The Duel

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Judith St. George wrote a book called The Duel about the parallel lives of Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr. In the book, with 2 different lenses, she talks about them being students. Burr and hamilton had similar experiences but St. George wanted us to see how they are different as well. At only the age of 13, Burr got accepted to the College of New Jersey, now known as Princeton. Hamilton's lens was different. It was tougher for Hamilton until he got to go to college after a hurricane hit his hometown. He ¨took a full collection just to send him to the mainland¨(Lin-Manuel Miranda, 2015) Unlike Burr, Hamilton was not right away accepted to Princeton. He needed another plan. ¨Ambitious and and totally focused on following the route to success
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