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Touissaint L - Touissaint L'Ouverture - Touissaint...

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Unformatted text preview: 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 an instrumental role both in the French Revolution and the eventual restoration of the monarchy. In addition to being a close friend of Jefferson's in both America and France, he is noted for his tricolor design on the French flag. Richard Henry Lee - Richard Henry Lee was a longtime member of the House of Burgesses who played a key role in initiating the composition of the Declaration of...
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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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