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The man was non-stop.

A look at the daily routine of Alexander Hamilton, who loved coffee and worked for marathon stretches of time

Alexander Hamilton was a particularly productive Founding Father who accomplished much before losing his life in a 1804 duel with US vice president Aaron Burr. Some of his daily habits reveal insight on how he got it all done.
Ben Franklin didn't always practice what he preached.

A look at the daily routine of Benjamin Franklin, who didn’t always follow his own ‘early to bed, early to rise’ advice

Benjamin Franklin recorded his standard daily routine in his autobiography. He divided his days into swarths of time where he could work, eat, and enjoy himself.
This is why the US really celebrates July 4 as its national holiday.

Many people incorrectly think that the Founding Fathers signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4 — here’s the REAL reason the US c...

Independence Day in the United States always falls on the Fourth of July. The holiday is meant to mark the day the 13 colonies declared independence from Britain in 1776.
His wife's favorite ice cream flavor was "oyster." James Madison is pictured.

A look at the daily routine of James Madison, who owned 4,000 books, was too embarrassed to be seen without a hat, and drank up to a pint of whiskey a...

James Madison served as the fourth president of the United States. Before that, he was widely considered the 'Father of the Constitution.' Let's take a look inside the daily routine and habits of the Founding Father.
Our 5th US president, for example, was still a teenager when the American Revolution began.

Many American Revolutionaries were much younger than you might think when they declared independence from Britain

Some of America's Founding Father's were shockingly young when the colonies declared independence from Britain in 1776. James Monroe, for example, was still a teenager and Alexander Hamilton was only 21-years-old.
The Founding Fathers held some rather unusual roles.

The 9 weirdest jobs of America’s Founding Fathers

The Fourth of July is fast approaching, which means it's time to learn some strange fun facts about the people who helped establish the US. Turns out, the Founding Fathers weren't just lawyers and generals — there were some smugglers and spies in the mix, too.