Who Are Our
"Founding Fathers"?


Signing of the Constitution, original oil on canvas painting by Howard Chandler Christy, 20 ft. by 30 ft.
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The eminent American historian Richard B. Morris, in his 1973 book Seven Who Shaped Our Destiny: The Founding Fathers as Revolutionaries, identified seven figures as the key founding fathers.  Do you know who they are?

Alexander Hamilton
Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Harrison
George Washington
James Madison
John Adams
John Jay
Patrick Henry
Samuel Adams
Thomas Jefferson


User Comments:
rhonda owens - Nov 18, 2010 11:40:43 — I'm glad i took the quiz to find out who were our FOUNDING FATHERS and glad to say about three tries I finally got it right brain needed that boost its been years since learning this in my childhood days. so i;m happy to say that you have this here its a big help to parents and children.
Jonas - Nov 18, 2010 05:15:10 — Congratulations, and thanks for caring and taking the time to participate! Let us never forget what these men created, what they sacrificed in their efforts to create it, and the countless unnamed contributors to freedom in America's history.
Jonas - Nov 7, 2015 04:29:46 — Do we need to change this to "Founding Parents 1 through 7"?

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