The Question and Answer section for Founding Brothers is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
One would be The 1776 declaration of American independence from England. The other would be The first governing structure of the United States known as the Articles of Confederation.
Franklin signed the Pennsylvania Abolition Society's petition to end slavery, which caused a commotion in the House of Representatives. Franklin's position and influence could not be denied, but his endorsement caused friction and a breakdown...
The head executive, soon to be called the President, was George Washington.