Join Date: Mar 2006
Location: CSA Consulate, Rm. 101, Glos. UK: p.s. - Real Dogs Have Feathering.
Duelling was endemic in the USA too during the first half of the 19c. most famously when Aaron Burr, the vice president at the time duelled with Alexander Hamilton, ex secretary of the treasury and his bitter rival. You can read the whole thing HERE
Spoiler: alex died.