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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States

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On August 16, 1824, an elderly French gentlemen sailed into New York Harbor and giddy Americans were there to welcome him. Or, rather, to welcome him back. It had been 30 years since the Revolutionary War hero the Marquis de Lafayette had last set foot in the United States, and he was so beloved that 80,000 people showed up to cheer for him. The entire population of New York at the time was 120,000. Lafayette's arrival in 1824 coincided with one of the most contentious presidential elections in American history. Congress ...

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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
2016, Riverhead Books

ISBN-13: 9780399573101

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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
2016, Turtleback Books

ISBN-13: 9780606394536

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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
2015, Riverhead Books

ISBN-13: 9781594631740

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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
2015, Simon & Schuster Audio

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Lafayette in the Somewhat United States
2015, Thorndike Press

ISBN-13: 9781410483737

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