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The people of the country, the citizenry.

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Q: When the Founding Fathers wrote we the peoplewhat did they mean?
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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

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You have seen some girls staring at you and other peoplewhat does that mean?

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What are two unalienable rights?

If you mean what did the founding fathers establish as unalienable rights, they claimed them to Life, Liberty, and the Pursuit of Happiness.

Why did the founders refer to gun ownership for hunting and sport very rarely?

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Who was Thomas piane?

If you mean Thomas Paine then he was one of the founding fathers of the United States and author of Common Sense.

Were any of the founding fathers volunteers or were they all in paid positions?

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Who were the forefathers that were agnostic or atheist?

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.

What were the founding fathers trying to protect against in the constitution?

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Was Benjamin Franklin a president?

Yes he was-- but it doesn't mean what we think today. He was a President of the state of Pennsylvania. Back then, a "president" of Pennsylvania was the same as what we today would call a Governor. While he was one of our Founding Fathers, he was never a U.S. president.

Why should founding fathers be capitalized?

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Where any of the founding fathers at any point in disagreement with what was being decided?

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Was there fighting among the founding fathers over who would be the leader?

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