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Founding Fathers of the United States

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America's Founding Fathers | Philosophy & History Behind the US Constitution | The Great Courses

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America’s Founding, Ep. 1: Why Our Founding Fathers Risked It All

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Founding fathers' descendants united 241 years later

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Thomas Jefferson: Revolutionary, U.S. President, Founding Father | Biography

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If the Founding Fathers Could See Us Now

The Founding Fathers of the United States, or simply the Founding Fathers or Founders, were a group of American leaders who united the Thirteen Colonies, led the war for independence from Great Britain, and built a frame of government for the new United States of America upon republican principles during the latter decades of the 18th century.
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    • Background 

    • Social background and commonalities 

    • Signatories to founding documents 

    • Legacy 

    • Other notable patriots of the period