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Last update: July 4, 2004


James Madison
Co-Author of
The Federalist Papers
Father of the Constitution and
4th President of the United States

Benjamin Franklin
Statesman, Philosopher, Inventor
1st Postmaster General, and
Creator of the Lending Library

George Washington
Father of Our Country
1st President of the United States

John Adams
1st Vice President of
the United States and
2nd President of the United States

Alexander Hamilton
Aides-de-camp to George Washington during the war
Co-author of
The Federalist Papers
1st Secretary of the Treasury

History:

The American Revolution:

The Documents:


James Monroe
Helped negotiate the Louisiana Purchase
5th President of the United States
Creator of the Monroe Doctrine

Thomas Paine
Author of Common Sense

Thomas Jefferson
Wrote Declaration of Independence
1st Secretary of State
3rd President of the United States

Paul Revere
Silversmith, Engraver, and Midnight Ride Messenger
along with William Dawes and Dr. Samuel Prescott

Founding Fathers:


Aaron Burr
3rd Vice President of
the United States

Sons of Liberty
Painted by Paul Revere.

King George III
British monarch during
the American Revolution

Major General Benedict Arnold

Notorious:


Deborah Read Franklin
Business Woman
Benjamin Franklin's wife

Mercy Otis Warren
Political Playwright and
Historian

Abigail Adams
2nd First Lady
Wife of John Adams and
Mother of John Quincy Adams

Martha Washington
1st First Lady

Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley
(aka Molly Pitcher)

Founding Mothers:


Alexis-Charles-Henri Clérel de Tocqueville

Colonial Life:

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