Lord Cornwallis

Lord Cornwallis - Lord Cornwallis Lord Cornwallis was a statesman and soldier who led the British campaign against rebellious American colonials

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Unformatted text preview: Lord Cornwallis - Lord Cornwallis was a statesman and soldier who led the British campaign against rebellious American colonials and French supporters in the Revolutionary War. After his defeat at Yorktown in 1782, Cornwallis continued to function in the service of the crown, seeing action in Ireland and later India, where he died in 1805 after being named governor general there. Maria Cosway - Maria Cosway was an English painter raised in Italy, who had a brief dalliance with Jefferson during his time in Paris as American minister to France. She later returned to England with her husband, only to abandon him and their child when she ran off to the European continent with an Italian castrato. A sporadic correspondence with Jefferson in later years ultimately proved insubstantial and unsustainable. Jefferson Davis - Jefferson Davis was a two-term senator from Mississippi who resigned...
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This note was uploaded on 12/28/2011 for the course HIST 101 taught by Professor Womer during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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