Unformatted text preview: Peter Jefferson - Peter Jefferson was a Tidewater youth who moved west to the Piedmont Frontier of Virginia. Most famously, he was the father of Thomas Jefferson, but also amassed an impressive resume of political accomplishments in his own right, surveying the border between Virginia and North Carolina and serving multiple terms in the House of Burgesses. Touissaint L'Ouverture - Touissaint L'Ouverture was the leader of a slave insurrection on Santo Domingo, and an instrumental force behind the establishment of an independent Haiti. Nevertheless, he was eventually captured and imprisoned under orders from Napoleon Bonaparte, and he died in a dungeon in the Jura Mountains of France in 1803. Marquis de Lafayette - Marquis de Lafayette served in the aid of George Washington during the Revolutionary War, and gained wide esteem for his heroism. He later played during the Revolutionary War, and gained wide esteem for his heroism....
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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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