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What did republicanism mean to the founding fathers?

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.'

What does the declaration tell us about your founding fathers?

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

What are the founding father?

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

What was name given to the men who wrote the constitution?

The Founding Fathers

What men went to Paris to arrange the peace?

founding fathers

Who are the framing fathers?

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.

What term applies to the men who met at the constitution congress?

Those men are collectively called "The Founding Fathers".

What men organized laws into codes which influenced the Founding Fathers?

justinins codex

How many founding fathers where there?

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

How many Founding Fathers were their?

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

How many founding fathers do you have?

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

Who were the founding fathers that wrote the US Constitution?

There were 55 men who took part.

Which two founding fathers did not attend the Constitutional Convention?

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.

Why does history consider these people to be our 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

Is John F. Kennedy one of our founding fathers?

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.

Who do you call these men George Washington Benjamin Franklin and Alexander Hamilton?

Founding Fathers

What is the name given to the group of constituton men who put it together?

could it be the founding fathers?

What did the founding fathers want to protect above all things?

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

When do you capitalize the founding fathers in reference to the U.S. Constitution?

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.

Who created the USA government?

A group of white men called the Founding Fathers.

How much credit is really due to the Founding Fathers for producing the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution?

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

What was the faith of the founding fathers?

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.

Who is four fathers of America?

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.

What name is given to the men who helped to write the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution?

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

What does the term 'Founding Fathers' really mean?

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