Lafayette

by Alma Holman Burton


Description:  A biography of the Marquis de Lafayette, a general who fought in both the American and French Revolutions. Burton sketches the life of this 'friend of liberty' in a pithy and engaging style, providing an excellent introduction to a fascinating man. Young students of the Revolutionary era stand to gain a great deal from this inspiring story.


Additional information:

Ages:  110-12
Format:  Ebook
Illustrations:  Black and white
Year published:  2014
ISBN:  978-1-59915-863-1
Genres:  American History, Biography

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Table of Contents

1. The Colonies of North America
2. The Young Marquis
3. The Courtier
4. The Dinner Party
5. The Departure for North America
6. Washington's Aide-de-camp
7. Louis XVI Promises a Fleet
8. The Furlough

9. The Victory at Yorktown
10. A Visit to Mount Vernon
11. The National Assembly
12. The French Revolution
13. An Exile and in Prison
14. The Man of Two Worlds
15. The Last Days of a Patriot

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