Why were George Washington and Benjamin Franklin and Thomas Jefferson and James Madison the four founding fathers?
They are Founding Fathers because they played an important part in the founding of the Unites States. However, they are not the only people considered Founding Fathers. There were a great many and any attempt to make a list would surely miss some. ...
Who was the oldest founding father to become President?
Washington was older than Adams, Jefferson, Madison and Monroe, the others who can be considered founding fathers, but Adams was older when he took office than Washington had been....
Which founding father did not go to college?
Out of all the Founding Fathers, the only one who did not attend college was George Washington. He was one of the seven Founding Fathers from Virginia. ...
Who are the four Founding Fathers?
The delegates to the Constitutional Convention can be considered the Founding Fathers of the United States. There were 55 who attended the convention. Some are better known than others, like Hamilton, Washington, and Madison. This site has a listing by state of all the Founding Fathers and a biography of each. http://www.archives.gov/national-archives-experience/charters/constitution_founding_fathers.html MrV ...
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Was Thomas Edison a founding father?
Thomas Edison was a great inventor of the late 19th, to early 20th century. He is not a founding father. Our founding fathers are considered as those who signed the Declaration of Independence, such as Thomas Jefferson, George Washington and James Madison, to name a few. ...