Founding Brothers Analysis

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Founding Brothers by Joseph Ellis is based upon the men and woman who helped build America as to what it is today. They fought hard and long to share their opinions about how they wanted America to run. Throughout this book, we see different stories that show what these men and woman went through to set a foundation for the United States. These men and woman were a significant part in keeping the young republic alive and their friendships and disagreements show why they play a part in this. From these actions and friendships the author gives these men and woman the consideration that they deserve. To begin with, Ellis considers George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Benjamin Franklin, Alexander Hamilton, Aaron Burr, James Madison, and John Adams the “Founding Fathers” of our country. Ellis also includes Abigail Adams, who is married to John Adams because she played a huge role in his life while he was involved with politics. Together, these men and woman made the United States the oldest country to keep the republic alive. Even those these people fought for what they believed in, it was not easy. Most of these men favored a government that would keep power within the local states. However, a couple of the men wanted a central government that would have all the power and control people. The men that believed in federalism were; …show more content…
They built a history that developed the government that we have today. It was not easy, but because of them they were able to keep the republic party alive. They fought and now America is the oldest country with a republic party. These men and their friendships created a government that was best for not only them, but for the people as well. Through disagreements the fathers were able to their opinions and come up with a decision that is best for everyone. In the end, Ellis wanted to show that these men and woman are humans just like you and

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