J. L. BELL is a Massachusetts writer who specializes in (among other things) the start of the American Revolution in and around Boston. He is particularly interested in the experiences of children in 1765-75. He has published scholarly papers and popular articles for both children and adults. He was consultant for an episode of History Detectives, and contributed to a display at Minute Man National Historic Park.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Getting the Job Done

Signers of the Declaration of Independence not born in the thirteen colonies (out of 56):

Signers of the Articles of Confederation not born in the thirteen colonies (out of 48):

Framers of the Constitution not born in the thirteen colonies (out of 55):

Members of the first federal Congress not born in the thirteen colonies (out of 95):
  • Aedanus Burke
  • Pierce Butler
  • Thomas Fitzsimons
  • James Jackson
  • Samuel Johnston
  • John Laurance
  • Robert Morris
  • William Paterson
  • Thomas Tudor Tucker

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