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George Washington

George Washington was a leader of the Continental Army in the American Revolution, and was the first to become U.S. president.
  • U.S. President,
  • General
  • (1732–1799)

Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was a draftsman of the Declaration of Independence and the third U.S. president (1801-09). He was also responsible for the Louisiana Purchase.
  • U.S. Vice President,
  • U.S. Governor,
  • Government Official,
  • Diplomat,
  • U.S. President
  • (1743–1826)

Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is best known as one of the Founding Fathers who drafted the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States.
  • Scientist,
  • Inventor,
  • Writer
  • (1706–1790)

Alexander Hamilton

Alexander Hamilton, a delegate to the Constitutional Convention and major author of the Federalist papers, was the United States' first secretary of the treasury.
  • Political Scientist,
  • Government Official,
  • Journalist,
  • Military Leader,
  • Economist,
  • Lawyer
  • (c. 1755–1804)

John Adams

John Adams was a Founding Father, the first vice president of the United States and the second president. His son, John Quincy Adams, was the nation's sixth president.
  • U.S. President
  • (1735–1826)

Patrick Henry

Patrick Henry was a brilliant orator and a major figure of the American Revolution, perhaps best known for his words "Give me liberty or give me death!"
  • U.S. Governor,
  • U.S. Representative
  • (1736–1799)

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