Thirteen years after the ratification of the United States Constitution, Aaron Burr became the third man to take on the role of vice president. But despite having held this patriotic position, Burr eventually plotted against the country that he’d helped to found. And after this once-powerful politician’s scheming came to light, his career lay in tatters – never to be recovered. So, what did Burr do to make himself such an outcast? And why did he conspire against the U.S. in the first place?