All 55 delegates who participated in the Constitutional Convention of 1787 are regarded as FoundingFathers, in fact, they are often regarded as the FoundingFathers because it is this group that actually debated, drafted and signed the U.S. Constitution, which is the basis for the country's political and legal system.
Along with taking up arms and supporting military action against the British, a large proportion of Quaker FoundingFather officially renounced or were expelled from the ardently pacifistic denomination they had been raised in and joined another denomination (usually Episcopalianism).
Of course, virtually all of the "FoundingFathers" had multiple roles in the formation of the country, in the broad sense that takes into account military leadership, financial sponsorship, various miscellaneous state and federal positions, etc. But there were many individuals who had multiple roles among categorie of FoundingFathers ennumerated on this page.
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