Benjamin Franklin's View Of The Founding Fathers

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Although, the Founding Fathers can be viewed as hypocrites and racists from today’s point of view, their views were very common and acceptable in their days. We look at the Founding Fathers today and find some of the things they believed in as very nonsensical and radical, just like how they found the state of Europe two and a half centuries before them very disagreeable. Indeed, not all of the Founding Fathers were the same, they all had varied views, some were quite radical, others more liberal.
A very good example of the Founding Fathers that we can discuss in this matter is Benjamin Franklin. Franklin’s views changed radically as he grew older. He did not publicly speak out against slavery until very late in his life. As a young man he
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