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Category: Founding Fathers

George Washington – First President of the United States

The Founding Fathers are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton. George Washington is the first American president (1789 – 1797) after he had been serving as commander-in-chief during the American Revolution. He was born in Westmoreland County, Virginia, on February 22, 1732, as a son to …

Thomas Jefferson – Third President of the United States

The U.S. Founding Fathers are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton. One of America’s Founding Fathers, Thomas Jefferson, was an outspoken advocate for democracy. Jefferson, the 3rd President of the United States (from 1801 to 1809), was also the foremost author of the 1776 U.S. Declaration …

John Adams

The Founding Fathers are George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, James Madison, John Jay, and Alexander Hamilton. John Adams Jr. was born on October 30, 1735, in Braintree (now Quincy), Massachusetts. Adams was the first Vice-President and the second President of the United States, from 1797 to 1801. His son, John Quincy Adams, …