Wednesday, August 02, 2017

A Forgotten Founding Father

One of our wonderful Founding Father that no one talks about. Please go to the web page and read all about him. Knowledge is power.

John Dickinson was the only major political figure active on the home front at every stage of the founding of the United States from the protest of the Sugar Act in 1764 through the ratification of the Constitution in 1789. He published more works for the American cause than any other individual, earning him from historians the title of "Penman of the Revolution." Yet many scholars do not consider Dickinson among the principal Founders. His refusal to sign the Declaration of Independence damaged his reputation then and has perplexed historians since.
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