Foreign-Born Champions of the American Revolution
Ideals such as freedom and justice inspired many colonists to fight in the war for American independence. Incredibly, these same ideals inspired men from across the ocean to fight for a cause that was not their own. Casimir Pulaski, Frederick William Baron von Stueben, and the Marquis de Lafayette are only three of the foreign-born champions detailed within this book. Full-color portraits, true tales of commitment, and bold initiatives invite readers to salute these men who helped to build America s democracy.
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A Fight for Independence
John Paul Jones
Count Casimir Pulaski
Baron de Kalb
Marquis de Lafayette
Baron von Steuben
Help from the French
Comte de Rochambeau
Admiral de Grasse
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