US Civil War
Founding Fathers
History of the United States

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


Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered 2007-10-04 13:36:26

The people of the country, the citizenry.


Your Answer

Related Questions

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.

When we refer to a "framer" of our United States Constitution, we mean those who wrote the Constitution. In general that means the Founding Fathers of the United States.

The founding fathers right of authority

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.

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.'

Do you mean 'Founding Fathers of the US'? There are seven recognized founding fathers of the US. They are: John Adams Benjamin Franklin Alexander Hamilton John Jay Thomas Jefferson James Madison George Washington

The word refers to the Unites States Government, as designed by the founding fathers.

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

Virtue means of good or moral character or behavior; a good and moral quality.

the four founding fathersGeorge WashingtonThomas JeffersonTheodore RooseveltAbraham Lincolnbetter known as the faces on mt Rushmore

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

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

if you guys dont know the answer to these questions then you guys are retards. and stop writing stupid

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.

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?

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

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.

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.

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?

Its means to be very comfortable and not wanting to be move or moved. Also said by one of our founding fathers Benjamin Franklin.

If you mean prez, then no. All wanted Washington to be out first fearless leader(except for Washington himself).

preserving fundaments and traditions of our founding fathers and so on. believing in free and competitive market and small government, small taxes and big military.

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

Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.