3 Answered Questions for the topic founding fathers
How did Thomas Jefferson's time in France influence his views of women?
Jefferson seemed to believe for some time that women were consigned to domestic duties while men were tasked food, shelter, protection, public debate, and politics. He went so far, in 1816, to... more
What developments in Jefferson's life caused him to withdraw from the topic of slavery in political discourse?
Where Jefferson once saw slavery as the central flaw in Virginia, a sentiment he forcibly expressed in his *Notes on the State of Virginia*, he later “began to adjust his thinking to concentrate... more
Was there a "secret" recording of the American founding fathers' deliberations?
I remember that there was someone who wrote down the stuff the founding fathers talked about behind closed doors. Can't remember his name. Who was he again?