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FactFounding Father [Last Name]
Was a compulsive shopper, believed in the natural ties of commerce [trade] among countries, opposed paper money that was not 'backed' by gold/silver
'Flip-flopped' on whether the states or the central government should hold more power over the other
Anal to appear as a 'gentleman,' did not attend college, and re-wrote letters written during the Revolution to correct errors
Placed on US currency in the 1920s by a Republican led government interested in diminishing the status of this Founding Father
Held the most authority after Washington as a member of the presidential cabinet and was not accountable to Washington
Wanted the US to maintain a large standing army and become a military state
Was considered a true model of the 'American dream' [rags to riches story]
Considered the least intellectual of the Founding Fathers by other Founding Fathers
Worried about the rights of minority [political] groups being trampled upon by the majority and feared that majority rule and 'democracy' was the 'problem'
Believed strongly in the inferiority of African Americans and Native Americans and wrote about it
FactFounding Father [Last Name]
Avoided writing his recollections of the Revolution because of his lack of formal education
He was the last pick to command the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War
Did not know foreign languages and avoided going to France in 1787 to avoid embarrassment
Felt that government was a 'device by which the few attempted to rob, cheat, and oppress the many'
Fiercely loyal to Britain, held job as a tax collector, believed that Britain needed to expand its empire
Considered riots related to protest of the Stamp Act as 'madness' of the populace
Placed on US currency in the 1920s by a Republican led government interested in elevating the status of this Founding Father
Often silent during 'conversations' with others and avoided abstract conversations
Bragged of his acquaintance with King George's chief minister, Lord Bute, and displayed Bute's picture in his home
Stated that America was 'more avaricious [greedy] than any other nation that ever existed.'

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