“They Fought To Establish A Country”

God knows I have had my differences with the deification of the Founders…..the common belief is that they ‘fought’ to establish this nation…..and that is where I pick up this re-blog…..chuq

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I recently audited a class on the Federalist Papers….and the professor kept saying that the conventioneers fought hard to establish this country……and that the fight brought about the establishing the United States of America to throw off the yoke of English dominance.

First of all I need a definition…his definition of the word fought.

For me the word “fought” means that they actually engaged in the battles that established this country…if that is the definition we use then there are only two…George Washington and Alexander Hamilton….and a lesser Founder, Aaron Burr.

But I will let a historian will in the blanks…..Zack Clary, B.A. History….College of William And Mary…..

To answer this question, I would have to know what distinction is being used to as to what constitutes being a Founding Father. The answer would be very different if you are referring to everyone who signed the…

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