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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CONTENTS
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
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