What did the Founding Fathers mean when they wrote the Declaration of Independence?
They wanted to be independent from England.
Asked in US Constitution
What does do ordain and establish this constitution mean?
The founding fathers right of authority
What does it mean to be a founding father?
There is a difference between what being a "founding father" is, and being a framer of the constitution, as there were some of our founding fathers who were not at the Convention when the Constitution was formed. ...
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.' ...
Asked in Gettysburg Address
What does the word government mean in the Gettysburg Address?
The word refers to the Unites States Government, as designed by the founding fathers. ...
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 ...
Asked in Relationships
You have seen some girls staring at you and other peoplewhat does that mean?
It means that either ur sexy, or u look weird.
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Did the founding fathers mean for all Americans to carry guns?
This is a question that is widely debated upon throughout the United States. But at a more general level, no. The Founding Fathers believed all should have the right to bear arms for security and for hunting but not to just carry around the street. ...
What were the founding fathers trying to protect against in the constitution?
They were trying to protect the country from becoming a anarchy. this is why the pilgrims originally moved from England to the new world. they were under a anarchy or under a king in other words. so the founding fathers tryed to to protect that from happening to America ... you mean a monarchy? ...
Were any of the founding fathers volunteers or were they all in paid positions?
If by "Founding Fathers" you mean members of the Continental Congress and the Constitutional Convention, all of the delegates were chosen by their state legislatures and served in those positions without pay. I think some of the legislatures may have reembursed them for their expenses but I am not certain of that. Michael Montagne ...
Asked in Atheism, Agnosticism
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. ...
Asked in Sports
Why did the founders refer to gun ownership for hunting and sport very rarely?
if you mean the founding fathers it is because that wasn't the reason for gun ownership. they wrote the second amendment, giving freedom to own guns, because they wanted people to be able to defend themselves from the government. ...
Asked in Search Engine Optimization, Google
Does Google make grammatical mistake?
Yes, it does. Try to google "Did the Founding Fathers own slaves?" Google comes back with the grammatically wrong suggestion of: Did you mean: Did the Founding Fathers owned slaves? When the past tense in the question is already denoted by the auxiliary verb "did", it is wrong to repeat the past tense in the lexical verb "own". The Yahooh search engine makes grammatical mistake too. It comes back with: Did you mean: Did the Founding Father's own slaves? ...
Was there fighting among the founding fathers over who would be the leader?
If you mean prez, then no. All wanted Washington to be out first fearless leader(except for Washington himself). ...
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Where any of the founding fathers at any point in disagreement with what was being decided?
If by founding fathers you mean delegates to the Constitutional Convention then the answer is yes. there was a great deal of vigorous debate over what form the new government should take and everybody had to compromise on something. Ultimately only thirty nine of the delegates actually signed the Constitution. Michael Montagne ...
What did the bill of rights mean to the founding fathers?
It meant more red tape when it comes to creating new laws, and it meant that citizens had to be handled delicately with white gloves. ...