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Lafayette for Young Americans - Rupert Holland



The book follows the fascinating career of the Marquis de Lafayette from his youth in France, through the years of his heroic service to Washington during the Revolutionary Wars, to his ill-fated service the Revolutionary cause in France. The story of Lafayette's life provides a fascinating juxtaposition between the successful and laudatory American revolution, and the far more blood-thirsty French revolution. The author does an excellent job of presenting complicated political events in terms comprehensible to middle school ages students.

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LAFAYETTE.


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To Those Men of the Great Republic
Who Answered the Call of Lafayette
Lover of Liberty




Publisher's Note

Much of the material in this book has already appeared in Lafayette, We Come.This new volume omits the part that dealt with the War of 1914-1918, and adds new chapters dealing with Lafayette's adventures in the United States from the arrival of the French fleet under Rochambeau to the surrender of Cornwallis at Yorktown.



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