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Benjamin Rush, a great patriot. This is a good, brief overview of his life.

Benjamin Rush - Rush was active in the Sons of Liberty and was elected to attend the provincial conference to send delegates to the Continental Congress. Thomas Paine consulted Rush when writing the profoundly influential pro-independence pamphlet Common Sense. Rush represented Pennsylvania and signed the Declaration of Independence. He also represented Philadelphia at Pennsylvania's own Constitutional Convention, and got into trouble when he criticized the new Pennsylvania Constitution of…

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Benjamin Rush is born - Dec 24, 1745 - HISTORY.com

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On April 14, 1775 Benjamin Rush was among those who founded the first American antislavery society.

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Benjamin Rush is best known for his political activities during the American Revolution, including signing the Declaration of Independence.