Trouble in Lafayette Square

Trouble in Lafayette Square

Assassination, Protest & Murder at the White House

eBook - 2018
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Lafayette Square near the White House is surrounded by landmarks and steeped in a fascinating history of rebellion. A congressman shot and killed the son of Francis Scott Key in broad daylight on the square and got away with it. On the night Lincoln was assassinated, a co-conspirator forced his way into Secretary of State William Seward's house and nearly killed him. The women's suffrage movement created the White House protest that goes on to this day. Puerto Rican nationalists tried to force their way into the Blair House to assassinate President Truman, who was living there. Author Gil Klein reveals the role of Lafayette Square in the nation's history.
Publisher: [United States] :, Arcadia Publishing Inc.,, 2018
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ISBN: 9781439664292
1439664293
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Characteristics: 1 online resource
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Additional Contributors: hoopla digital

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