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           Our Founding Fathers

Here you will find basic information and pictures about our founding fathers. Choose one to make your Glogster poster for.

Pick Your Founding Father

Click your Founding Father's name to go directly to his section.

George Washington

Thomas Jefferson

Benjamin Franklin

James Madison

Paul Revere

John Adams

George Washington

Quick Facts

 For more information, visit: Social Studies For Kids - George Washington

Thomas Jefferson

Quick Facts

  • NAME:Thomas Jefferson
  • OCCUPATION: Diplomat, U.S. President, U.S. Vice President, U.S. Governor, Government Official
  • BIRTH DATE:April 13, 1743
  • DEATH DATE:July 04, 1826
  • EDUCATION: College of William and Mary
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Shadwell, Virginia
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Monticello (near Charlottesville), Virginia
  • Nickname: "Sage of Monticello"
  • Nickname: "Apostle of the Constitution"
  • Nickname: "Long Tom"
  • Full Name: Thomas Jefferson

 For more information, click here: Thomas Jefferson

Benjamin Franklin

Quick Facts

  • NAME:Benjamin Franklin
  • OCCUPATION:Inventor, Political Leader, Scientist, Writer
  • BIRTH DATE:January 17, 1706
  • DEATH DATE:April 17, 1790
  • EDUCATION: Boston Latin School
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Boston, Massachusetts
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • AKA: Ben Franklin
  • AKA: Benjamin Franklin

 For more information, click here: Social Studies For Kids - Benjamin Franklin

James Madison

Quick Facts

  • NAME:James Madison
  • OCCUPATION:U.S. President
  • BIRTH DATE:March 16, 1751
  • DEATH DATE:June 28, 1836
  • EDUCATION: College of New Jersey (now Princeton University)
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Port Conway, Virginia
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Orange County (Montpelier), Virginia
  • Full Name: James Madison Jr.
  • Nickname: "Father of the Constitution"
  • AKA: James Madison

 For more information, click here: Social Studies For Kids - James Madison

John Hancock

Quick Facts

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Paul Revere

Quick Facts

  • NAME:Paul Revere
  • OCCUPATION: Folk Hero
  • BIRTH DATE:January 01, 1735
  • DEATH DATE:May 10, 1818
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Boston, Massachusetts
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Boston, Massachusetts

 For more information, click here: Social Studies For Kids - Paul Revere

 

John Adams

Quick Facts

  • NAME:John Adams
  • OCCUPATION:U.S. President
  • BIRTH DATE:October 30, 1735
  • DEATH DATE:July 04, 1826
  • Did You Know?: John Adams and his son were only one of two father-son presidents in American history. The other presidential father-son pair is George H.W. Bush and George W. Bush.
  • Did You Know?: John Adams and his rival died on the same day, July 4, 1826. This was also the 50th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence.
  • Did You Know?: John Adams was the first U.S. president to actually live in the White House, having moved in before it was finished.
  • EDUCATION:Harvard University
  • PLACE OF BIRTH: Quincy, Massachusetts
  • PLACE OF DEATH: Quincy, Massachusetts
  • Full Name: John Adams

 For more information, click here: Social Studies For Kids - John Adams