Who is Lafayette?

In American history, Major General Marquis de Lafayette, purchased a ship and set sail with a crew of adventurers to help in the American Revolution against the British. He joined with American forces and worked closely with George Washington. With Lafayette’s help, the Americans won several battles. He would later return to France and request from the French government that aid be sent to the Americans. When the British surrendered at Yorktown, Lafayette was considered to be one of the heroes of the American Revolution. For more information, look here: