The Marquis De Lafayette And His Meetings With Congress

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The Marquis de Lafayette was a very honorable and respectful French man. He was raised that way by his grandmother since his young mother chose French parties instead of taking care of her own son. Throughout his life, Lafayette made a lot of contributions to his home country France and to America. His courage and personality got him the opportunities he needed to lead many of the things that led him to a life known as one of the most important heroes in history.
Lafayette was known for his foolish personality and idealistic view of the world. He was the clown wherever he went, but even though he was seen by others as a fool, he never stopped being himself. Lafayette’s foolish personality and unrealistic worldview led him to many problems. One of them was with Aglae, Lafayette’s view of a perfect woman. Aglae was a woman that had been with many guys but Lafayette’s thought that she was the perfect woman. Lafayette’s foolish love for Aglae led him into a battle with one of his friends, all for Aglae’s love.
When he went to America seeking for battles, he was laughed at by the Congress because he had simply showed up demanding troops to command. In his whole life, Lafayette had not even been close to a war, yet, at his young age, he was standing before Congress pleading a chance to fight for the defense of America. His age and war experience did not convince Congress of Lafayette’s right to battle; the only thing that convinced them was Lafayette’s money. He was...

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