- Spaniards, Scoundrels, and Statesmen: General James Wilkinson and the Spanish Conspiracy, 1787-1790
Learn about the rise of General James Wilkinson. This is the man who was a part of the Burr conspiracy and the he is also the man who sent Zebulon Pike on his expeditions to find the source of the Mississippi River and the Western expedition of 18-6-1807.
- The Aaron Burr Trial
This web site examines the Aaron Burr treason trial of 1807. This is the trial that Burr faced for his conspiracy to seperate the Louisiana territory from the Union.
Original essays, trial transcript, maps, letters, court records, biographical sketches, and other materials relating to the 1807 treason trial of Aaron Burr.
- The American Experience | The Duel | The Burr Conspiracy
From the PBS web site, take a look at the Burr Conspiracy. This conspiracy was to take the newly aquired Louisiana territory from the United States and create a seperate nation, with Aaron Burr as it's ruler. This article is a suplimental article from the acclaimed film "The Duel" which is an episode of The American Experience series.
- The Avalon Project : Jefferson : Special Reports to Congress (Burr Conspiracy)
Learn about the official standing of the Burr conspiracy from this Special Report to Congress by President Thomas Jefferson on January 22, 1807.
- The Conway Cabal
Learn how in the Autumn of 1777 a plot between a clique of the Continental Congress and a group of Coontinental Army generals attempted to replace General Washington as Commander of the Army.
- The Man Who Saved a Revolution: The Newburgh Address
In this article from history1700s.com you will learn how one man stopped a conspiracy by simply reading a letter using reading glasses.
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