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

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

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The Founding Fathers were fond of republicanist values, though debated among themselves on what republicanism meant. John Adams defined it as 'a government, in which all men... are equally subject to the laws.'

The declaration of independance obviously reflects how smart our founding fathers were. they were very well educated men

the founding fathers were a group of men who wrote and signed the constitution and bill of rights

The framing fathers were political men who helped to write the Constitution for the United States. They are also sometimes referred to as the founding fathers.

A group of white men called the Founding Fathers.

There were 55 men who took part in writing the constitution.

There were 55 men who took part in writing the constitution.

There were 55 men who took part in the constitutional convention.

Those men are collectively called "The Founding Fathers".

Well, let's see...They founded the country, who else would you call "Founding Fathers" other than the men who founded the country? Michael Montagne

Actually, there are quite a number of men who could be considered founding fathers who were not delegates to the convention. You are probably thinking though, of John Adams and Thomas Jefferson who were serving as as U.S. ministers to England and France respectively at the time.

Many of the founding fathers did believe in a higher power.A prominent belief amongst learned men in the Enlightenment Age was Deism. The belief in a higher power that has no say or interaction man's behavior beyond the extent of the creation of humans in the beginning of time.

No. The Founding Fathers are the men who FOUNDED (found means to establish or BEGIN something) the US, which would have been in 1776. JFK died in 1963.

The founding fathers wanted to protect, above all things, the unalienable rights which all men possessed: Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

All of it. The definition of the term "Founding Fathers" is those men who helped write those two documents. Michael Montagne

Yes. It appears that Founding Fathers, when speaking of the great men who wrote the U.S. Constitution and helped found the United States of America, should be capitalized.

not the FOUR fathers...not 4... Same sound but "forefathers" of America...the Founding Fathers. these are men like George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin...look for men who signed the Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, the Bill of Rights.

They were called the Founding Fathers or the Framers of the Constitution.

The founding fathers thought only white men who owned property were equal. Even today women and minorities make less money. George Washington was surprised that Phillis Wheatley, a slave, was educated and could write poetry.

FramersEdit: The name given to the individuals that created the Constitution is the "Founding Fathers" or the "Framers."

A "founding father" is someone who does something first or is an originator of a movement or organization or an institution. The Founding Fathers in United States history usually refer to the men who attended the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, May, 1787, and helped write the Constitution of the United States. MrV

There were 55 men who are considered "founding fathers " and a majority were lawyers. Many were wealthy planters who had plantations and business men. They were the upper class of the colonies and the wealthiest men in the colonies. 90% of the colonies were farmers so this group of men were all ready the leaders in their home areas.

Have you ever heard of the term" founding fathers "you may have wondered just who these men were and what they did to earn this tittle. Not everyone agrees on who should be given this tittle. But generally speaking, are founding fathers were the statesmen who worked to secure our independence from Great Britain in seventeen seventy six. Our founding fathers founded our nation and designed our democratic form of government that still exists today; over two hundred years later the founding father wrote two very important documents from are history. The first was the declaration of independence and the constitution of the United States of America


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