Who was the first President of the United States? George Washington Who is the "father" of the US Constitution? James Madison Who said "give me liberty or give me death"? Patrick Henry Who was America's ambassador to France during the Revolution? Benjamin Franklin Who wrote the Declaration of Independence? Thomas Jefferson Who has the largest signature on the Declaration of Independence? John Hancock Who was the first Vice President of the United States? John Adams Who is the main author of the Federalist Papers? Alexander Hamilton Who wrote the pamphlet entitled Common Sense? Thomas Paine Ten questions about ten of America's Founding Fathers. Designed for 4th-7th grade.