Founding Father Documents


Founding Father Document Library

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Character Sketches of Delegates to the Federal Convention - Pierce

(1787) This is a document written by William Pierce. It contains character sketches of the delegates for the First Federal Convention of 1787
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 27.33K) Roger Sherman Alexander Hamilton Benjamin Franklin Robert Morris George Clymer James Wilson George Read George Washington George Mason James Madison Elbridge Gerry

Letters between John and Abigail Adams (1774)

(1774) Collection of letters written between John Adams and his wife Abigail during the year of 1774.
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 52.82K) John Adams

Declaration of Taking up Arms

(1775/07/06) Declaration on the Causes and Necessity of Taking Up Arms stating that Americans are "resolved to die free men rather than live as slaves."
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 16.83K)

Sugar Act of 1764

(04/05/1764) British Parliament (April 5, 1764) passes the Sugar Tax - The Sugar Act doubling the duties on foreign goods reshipped from England to the colonies. A court is established in Halifax, Nova Scotia with jurisdiction over all of the American colonies in trad
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 57.28K)

Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independance - Goodrich

(1842) Lives of the signers of the delcaration of independence by Rev. Charles A. Goodrich. Contains short biographies of the Founding Fathers.
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 0.96M)

Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independance

(1842) Lives of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence by Rev. Charles A. Goodrich. This book contains an accout of the distinguished band of patriots, who composed the congress of 1776.
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 29.19M)

James Otis the Pre-Revolutionist

() Great Americans of History - James Otis the Pre-Revolutionist by John Clark Ridpath, LL.D.
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 254.41K) James Otis

The Federalist Papers

(1787 - 1788) The Federalist Papers are a series of 85 articles and essays written by Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, and John Jay promoting the ratification of the United States Constitution. Seventy-seven were published serially in The Independent Journal and The
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 1.10M) Alexander Hamilton James Madison John Jay

Eminet Americans

(1855) (ROUGH COPY) Comprising brief biographies of leading statesmen, Patriots, Orators and Others, Men and Women, who have made American History - Benson J. Lossing
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 1.55M)

Anti-Federalist Papers

(1787 - 1788) Anti-Federalist Papers is the collective name given to the scattered writings of those Americans who during the late 1780s to early 1790s opposed to or who raised doubts about the merits of a firmer and more energetic union as embodied in the 1787 United
Document Type: Supporting Documents (File Size: 801.78K) Francis Hopkinson Alexander Hamilton Roger Sherman Stephen Hopkins Benjamin Rush James Madison John Jay Patrick Henry


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