Were the Founding Fathers atheist?


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2008-12-13 22:34:28
2008-12-13 22:34:28

Most of the founding fathers of the US where deists. not atheists.


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I presume you mean the founding fathers? At that time there wasn't really the concept of agnostic - that was coined around 100 years after 1776. The religious beliefs of the founding fathers is interpreted from their writings; based on that Franklin was probably "agnostic" or atheist, George Washington may also have been agnostic.

How did the founding fathers create federalism

no.none of the founding fathers have pets

I would ask Americas founding fathers, how they became Americas founding fathers? Also why did they sign the deceleration of independence? Lastly why do we have founding fathers?

Thomas Jefferson was an atheist. So where most of the other founding fathers such as Benjamin Franklin who was an atheist, and Abraham Lincoln who was Agnostic. Religion was not intended to be a part of the United States.

who is the Founding Fathers

There were 74 delegates/founding fathers at the constitutional convention

There aren't 4, but 55 founding fathers who signed the constitution.

What is meant by "the Founding Fathers were men of their time"

the founding fathers time period was the 1800s

Which ones? There are more than four founding fathers, my friend.

Yes, the Founding Fathers wrote the Constitution of the United States.

What the founding fathers meant by republic is citizens having rights to elect those who represent them. The founding fathers are believed to have been against democracy.

Which of the founding father's were lawyers?

they were the best fathers in the world.

What were the guidelines that were established by the founding fathers at the Constitutional Convention?

It is said that 1/3 of the founding fathers were slave owners.

The three founding Fathers were Thomas Jefferson, Thomas Paine and Benjamin Franklin.

Several of the founding fathers were lawyers, but the best known was John Adams.

Jefferson and Madison were the founding fathers that participated in the creation of the constitution.

There is no central burial place for founding fathers such as some countries have for their kings. The individual founding fathers are buried in spots chosen by their families. Most are buried near their homes.

From what I remember none of them were really atheist. They were all (or mainly all) deists.For all intents and purposes they where Atheists, at the given time it was more socially and politically acceptable to just call yourself a deist.

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