Tag Archives: Benjamin Franklin

The First U.S. Bank

07 Jan
First U.S. Bank in Washington Dc ~ United State Capitol ~ Historic Building

WASHINGTON, Jan. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Following is the daily “Profile America” called the First U.S. Bank from the U.S. Census Bureau: First U.S. Bank Profile America — Saturday, January 7th. During the Revolutionary War, the rebelling colonies and the Continental Congress were anything but too big to fail. To the contrary, finances were very […]

3 Key Writers of the Declaration of Independence

04 Jul
Writers of the Declaration of Indepence - Jefferson on the new nickel

Historian Richard B. Morris in 1973 identified the following seven figures as the key Founding Fathers: John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, John Jay, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, and George Washington. Adams, Jefferson, and Franklin worked on the committee to draft the Declaration of Independence. Hamilton, Madison, and Jay were authors of the The Federalist Papers, […]