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Dr. Benjamin Rush:

Founding Father (1745-1813)




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Dr. Benjamin Rush:

Founding Father (1745-1813)

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Please make use of the links below on Dr. Benjamin Rush, signer of the Declaration of Independence and member of the Constitutional Convention. Please use the following links and sources to find good information.


History Timeline: Dr. Benjamin Rush-

Benjamin Rush: Writings and Biography-

Biographical Notes on the Founding Fathers--

Benjamin Rush--A biography of Benjamin Rush, a signer of the Declaration of Independence, including a handwriting sample.

Rush, Benjamin--Rush, Benjamin 1760 (1746-1813) was a physician, teacher, and man of affairs who played a dramatic role in the early history of his country.


Benjamin Rush and Yellow Fever--An on-line history of Dr. Benjamin Rush's efforts to fight yellow fever in America in the 1790s, by Bob Arnebeck, with documents from the period.

Benjamin Rush--The Dictionary of UU Biography is a resource of online biographies of Unitarians/Universalists.


Benjamin Rush -- Wikipedia, article on Benjamin Rush


Africans in America--Benjamin Rush--Benjamin Rush was a prominent Presbyterian doctor and professor of chemistry in Philadelphia, and one of the black community's strongest white allies.


Christian America Founding Fathers--Benjamin Rush (1744-1813) a signer of the Declaration of Independence, ... Benjamin Rush was also called the "Father of Public Schools.


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