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Do not fear! The Founding Fathers have come to the rescue once again!
Today we examine a phrase that is thrown about a lot . But what exactly is a Founding Father? And more importantly, who are considered our country’s Founding Fathers?
Time magazine listed its Top 100 events and people between the years 1000-1999 A.D. and guess who scored in the Top 10! Twice!
After drafting his version of the Declaration of Independence, Thomas Jefferson sought out feedback from, among others, Benjamin Franklin. Jefferson was a tactician, and probably realizing his original draft would not be universally accepted as is (as the Founding Fathers were not known to agree on a whole lot of topics), I think he conceded the fewest changes in order to get the heart of his document across.
Found of couple of recent clips on YouTube that looked interesting. Have a look:
A walk around Monticello
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Here are a couple of fun clips I found.
First, an animated Jefferson speaks…
Next, a talking TJ action figure…that doesn’t blink…
And finally, a one man play about TJ…
Of the 3, I liked the doll the best its JD Sutton by a landslide (though the doll was still kind of cool). Was I the only one that found the 1st one a little creepy?? (maybe it was the voice…)