Examples of founding father in a Sentence
a tribute to Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, and the other Founding Fathers
Theodor Herzl is often credited as the founding father of modern Zionism.
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According to descendants of the founding father’s family, the flag was passed down by Washington’s sisters.
Second is the issue of religious Jews being able to opt out of national military service, an exemption founding father and Israel's first prime minister, David Ben-Gurion , put into place.
In 1784, just after the end of the Revolutionary War, Hamilton was the founding father of what is today the Bank of New York Mellon—the oldest company on this year’s Fortune 500, and one of four that can trace their roots to the 18th century.
Environmentalists celebrate Roosevelt as the founding father of conservation and a wilderness warrior, and small business interests celebrate his battles against large corporations.
But even with a history well-documented, mysteries still remain about the pistols that killed a founding father.
Wright is also regarded as the founding father of the touchdown dance, first introducing a high-stepping end zone celebration against Florida in the 1969 season opener.
Passengers board an Emirates A380 Airbus with a giant portrait of UAE founding father Zayed bin Sultan Al Nahyan, to celebrate the centenary of his birth, in April 2018.
In the early 20th century, the founding fathers of relativity theory and quantum mechanics were trained to read philosophy.
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FOUNDING FATHER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of founding father for English Language Learners
: a person who helps to create or establish something : a person who founds something
: a man who had an important part in creating the government of the U.S.; specifically : a member of the American Constitutional Convention of 1787
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