Founding Brothers

Why did Ellis name the book the founding brothers as opposed to the founding fathers?

Im in an AP history class and one of the questions we have to examine is why ellis named the book The Founding Brothers as opposed to the founding fathers. If anyone knows the answer thatr would be super healpful.

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Ellis's aim is to explore the relationships and conflicts that these particular men had, and the extent to which those personalities either shaped or were shaped by the turbulent period in which they lived and secured their historical reputations. Their relationships often resembled the traits of siblings who fight, respect, loath, and test each other.