Surprising Facts About The Founding Fathers

In honor of tomorrow being Independence Day, it’s the perfect time for this list of The Top Surprising Facts About the Founding Fathers.

  • George Washington’s man-bun was the inspiration for that new “Ken” doll.
  • Tickets to see the actual Alexander Hamilton did not cost $8,000.
  • During the height of tensions with England, John Adams mocked King George’s bleeding facelift.
  • Since you don’t know a damn thing about him, John Jay is considered the “Tito” of the Founding Fathers.
  • One of Thomas Jefferson’s campaign promises was to build a wall and have the Native Americans pay for it.
  • John Hancock had a big signature because he was overcompensating.
  • Ben Franklin displayed a fake cover of himself on “Ye Olde Time” magazine.
  • Some of them only found out they were Founding Fathers after going on “Maury”.
  • The Boston Tea Party was immediately followed by the Boston Long Island Ice Tea Party.
  • Contrary to popular belief, Alexander Hamilton only spent about two hours per day rapping.
  • Benjamin Franklin wanted to improve the odor of human flatulence. And he came up with the idea during Taco Tuesday at the Continental Congress.
  • They had a strict rule of “Founding Bros Before Founding Hos.”