Edmund Genet

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Edmund Genet - Edmund Genet was French ambassador to the United States during  the early 1790s, and conspired to reclaim Florida for France and Spain by recruiting  Americans to enlist in combat against British forces. He eventually fell out of political  favor with President Washington and was recalled, later claiming asylum in the United  States and marrying a daughter of George Clinton.  King George III - King George III served as monarch of Britain from 1760 until his death  in 1820. He was plagued by mental afflictions throughout his tumultuous reign. After  gaining a victory in the Seven Years War, his empire lost ground to the Americans in the  Revolutionary War. Later the English forces under King George III enjoyed success after  many trials against the French expansion headed by Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte.  Elbridge Gerry - Elbridge Gerry was an important member of the Second Continental 
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