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Research Article: Hector St. John De Crèvecoeur

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Hector St. John De Crèvecoeur

Born January 31, 1735
Caen, France
Died November 12, 1813
Sarcelles, France

Map maker, surveyor, farmer, writer, soldier, government official

"[In America] individuals of all races are melted into a new race of man, whose labors and [descendants] will one day cause great changes in the world." Portrait: Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur. Reproduced by permission of the Corbis Corporation. "[In America] individuals of all races are melted into a new race of man, whose labors and [descendants] will one day cause great changes in the world."
Portrait: Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur. Reproduced by permission of the Corbis Corporation.

Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, a Frenchman known in America as Hector St. John, experienced both the American Revolution (1775–83) and the French Revolution (1789–99). He traveled throughout America and Europe as a soldier, writer, and government official. His books describing life in the American colonies during the time of the American Revolution became popular in both France and the United States.

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