Why did our founding fathers wear wigs?

Answer The custom of men's wearing wigs was begun by French King Louis XIII. The king wore a wig to cover his premature balding, starting a trend that began in 1624 and lasted until the 1790s. The colonia... Read More »

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Who were the six founding fathers?

There were many more founding fathers in the U.S. In fact, 39 delegates signed the Constitution, making each a founding father of the U.S. . But the seven most famous signers were: Alexander Hamilt... Read More »

The Founding Fathers' Ideas & Beliefs?

The Founding Fathers of the United States responded to government inefficiency in Europe by putting their own beliefs on the function of government into action. Influenced heavily by political phil... Read More »

How would our founding fathers view Homeland Security?

Answer Like any patriot, they would have been proud to defend their country. However, they would not have wanted to give up their personal freedoms in the process.The colonists didn't like having ... Read More »

Why did colonial men wear wigs?

Wigs were the height of fashion in the mid-1700s and the early to mid-1800s. This fashion began in France and soon found its way to England and on to the colonies. The most recognized wig of this p... Read More »