Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. Franklin a played an important role in the American Enlightenment. He went to France to ask for their help during the American Revolution. He also discovered electricity. He was very influential in the U.S. history. He is also on the one hundred dollar bill.
George Washington was the leading general in the United States. He led the Battle of Trenton. The Battle of Trenton was when the colonist ambushed the British on Christmas. This was a very important battle George Washington led.
James Madison was a important character in the Constitutional Period. He was the writer of the Constitution. He also wrote the Bill of Rights. He was the fourth President of the United States. He was the best record historians have of what transpired at the Constitutional Convention.
Thomas Jefferson was not only the third president of the United States. He is also on the twenty dollar bill. He was a Founding Father. He also wrote the Declaration of Independence. He represented Virginia in the Continental Congress at the beginning of the American Revolution.