American Revolution Podcast

Episode 149 Lafayette Comes to America

May 17, 2020

The Marquis de Lafayette, a young french noble with dreams of fighting for liberty travels to America to become a major general in the Continental Army.  In doing so, he must overcome skepticism and resistance from both sides of the Atlantic.

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Book Recommendation of the Week: The Marquis: Lafayette Reconsidered, by Laura Auricchio

Online Recommendation of the Week: ebook, The Life of General Lafayette, by John Quincy Adams: https://archive.org/details/lifeofgenerallaf00adam