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Founding fathers

  1. 1. Patriot’s PenFOUNDING FATHERS
  2. 2. PATRIOTS PEN “What I Would Tell America’s Founding Fathers.”
  3. 3. FOUNDING FATHERS? The Founding Fathers of the United States of America were political leaders and statesmen who participated in the American Revolution by signing the United States Declaration of Independence, taking part in the American Revolutionary War, and establishing the United States Constitution.
  4. 4. AMERICAN REVOLUTION The American Revolution was the political upheaval during the last half of the 18th century in which thirteen colonies in North America joined together to break free from the British Empire, combining to become the United States of America.
  5. 5. DECLARATION OF INDEPENCE The Declaration of Independence was a statement adopted by the Continental Congress on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies regarded themselves as independent states, and no longer a part of the British Empire
  6. 6. AMERICAN REVOLUTIONARY WARThe American Revolutionary War (1775–1783), began as a war between the Kingdom of Great Britain and the United States of America The main result was an American victory.
  7. 7. UNITED STATES CONSTITUTION The Constitution of the United States is the supreme law of the United States of America. The first three Articles of the Constitution establish the rules and separate powers of the three branches of the federal government. The Constitution was adopted on September 17, 1787, by the Constitutional Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. It went into effect on March 4, 1789. The Constitution guides American society in law and political culture.
  8. 8. KEY FOUNDING FATHERS John Adams Benjamin Franklin Alexander Hamilton John Jay Thomas Jefferson James Madison George Washington.

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