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Thomas Paine. "The Age of Reason"

Thomas Jefferson and Franklin also deserve to be mentioned I suppose

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Would the founding fathers be considered terrorists today?

No. MLM No. While the UN has failed to provide an internationally accepted definition of terrorism, it's quite clear that the founding fathers were not proponents of terrorism, but of treason. I know those "t" words can be confusing.


Did the founding fathers think slavery would die out by 1860?

yes


What is the difference between the government when the founding fathers were around and the government now?

i am pretty sure that when the founding fathers were around we had a government that would talk more and work togeher bettter than now!


What would you tell the founding fathers?

Have you ever heard of the term" founding fathers "you may have wondered just who these men were and what they did to earn this tittle. Not everyone agrees on who should be given this tittle. But generally speaking, are founding fathers were the statesmen who worked to secure our independence from Great Britain in seventeen seventy six. Our founding fathers founded our nation and designed our democratic form of government that still exists today; over two hundred years later the founding father wrote two very important documents from are history. The first was the declaration of independence and the constitution of the United States of America


What are the differences between our government now and the Founding Fathers' government?

The Founding Fathers envisioned a government that would exist solely for their furtherance of the rights of the citizens. They probably wouldn't have liked the strong arm of the government our country has now. The NSA scandal would have been appalling to them, and may have elicited another revolution. As many of the Founding Fathers favored an isolationist stance, our current involvement in Middle Eastern affairs would not have been welcomed.

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What would you tell a founding father?

I would ask Americas founding fathers, how they became Americas founding fathers? Also why did they sign the deceleration of independence? Lastly why do we have founding fathers?


What are the key delegates of the constutional convention now called?

I would say " Founding Fathers."


How did founding fathers become founding fathers?

you would be better off looking on his bio that is where i found all my info from.


Would the founding fathers be considered terrorists today?

No. MLM No. While the UN has failed to provide an internationally accepted definition of terrorism, it's quite clear that the founding fathers were not proponents of terrorism, but of treason. I know those "t" words can be confusing.


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.


What would have happened if your founding fathers would have failed and been convicted of high treason?

King George III was very clear.... the Founding Fathers would not have been "Founding Fathers," they would have been criminals and tried for treason subject to the King and the laws of England prohibitting treasonous acts. Simply put... they would of most certainly been hanged.(S.Menzel)


Why did the Founding Fathers leave out the word Christianity in all documents?

The Founding Fathers saw the United States as a free nation, where there would always be a separation of religion and state.


Why would you say thanks to the founding fathers?

we the people of the united states would like to say thank you to our founding fathers because they have helped our country grow and beging. Our founding fathers were the leaders of america wrote the billl of rights and the constituion that begins just like the first sentence; we the people of the united states of america . our founding fathers made our government the first to believe in ''we.'' to finish it off we should say thank you to our founding fathers because they made our country possible and fought for it through 8 years and achieved it.


Do you think the founding fathers would be pleased with your government today?

no way


Did the founding fathers think slavery would die out by 1860?

yes


What is the worst kind of equality to the founding fathers?

That the common man, or the rabble as they were considered would somehow use the power of Democracy to oust the gentry or landowners from their power.


Why does history consider these people to be our Founding Fathers?

Well, let's see...They founded the country, who else would you call "Founding Fathers" other than the men who founded the country? Michael Montagne