Founding Fathers Influence On Us Government

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My prompt was to explain how each of Founding Father’s contributed to the development of the United States government. Each of the Found Fathers had its very own contribution. The ones I will be explaining in the this paper will be John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Jay, George Mason, Roger Sherman, and James Wilson. While you read this paper you will learn how these particular Founding Fathers impacted the way our government is today. The first man I will be discussion in John Adams. Adams was one of the only signers of the Declaration of Independence who later became the President of the United States. He was a very smart and good lawyer from Massachusetts , and was a huge supporter of the Revolutionary…show more content…
Hamilton was part of the Continental Congress, and was one of the authors of the Federalist Papers, later they made Hamilton the first secretary of state. Hamil ton also help found the first national bank, but due to his political and personal life he was shot and killed. This was the first big deal in America. The next fellow we have is Thomas Jefferson, he was the author of the Declaration of Independence and was the other Founding Father who signed the Declaration of Independence who later became president. He was a huge leading factor in America’s early development. Jefferson also thought the national government should have a limited role in peoples lives. He was in office when sA the Louisiana Territory was purchased. Also when Lewis and Clark explored new land. Also Jefferson help found the University of Virginia. James Madison help make very important changes to the Articles of Confederation and it ended up making a new constitution. He was the chief recorder of information, which means he took a lot of notes. Madison also helped to create the “Virginia Plan”. He was also interested and argued a strong central government which would of made him a part of the Federalist party. All the Madison’s contribution to the constitution earned him his nickname “The Father of the

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