Marquis de Lafayette: French Hero of the American Revolution

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The Rosen Publishing Group, 2002 - Juvenile Nonfiction - 112 pages
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A leader in American victories against the British in the American Revolutionary War, Lafayette also championed the Americans' cause at peace talks in France. A life story interwoven with issues of international diplomacy, military expertise, and contributions to another nation's fight for freedom, de Lafayette is an important reminder that not all the heroes of the American Revolution were American.

 

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User Review  - buffalogr - LibraryThing

A pretty good book, well suited for kids. I read it because I wanted to learn something about him, but not listen to hours of maneuvers in colonial counties during the American Revolution. That worked...I got just enough Lafayette to suit me. It was very readable/listenable. Read full review

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Contents

Who Was Marquis de Lafayette?
5
Lafayette Learns of the American Cause
18
Setting Sail for America
28
Lafayette Receives His Own Regiment
40
Lafayette Returns to America
55
Trouble in France
62
The Napoleonic Era
78
His Final Years
86
Lafayettes Legacy
95
Copyright

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Payan is a freelance writer.

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