After the results of a recent Fox News poll showed that Americans under the age of 30 were more likely than other age groups to describe the Founding Fathers as villains, Campus Reform asked students to weigh in.
“They accomplished a lot of things, but a lot of them were not very good”
“They accomplished a lot of things, but a lot of them were not very good,” one student said.
“Villains,” another answered when asked if he viewed the Founding Fathers as heroes or villains. “They owned slaves.”
Campus Reform also asked students if the Founding Fathers did any good, which most had trouble answering.
“No, I’m sorry, no,” one student said when asked if anything came to mind.
“I’m sure [they did some good], but that’s all I’m going to say,” another added. “Again, I’m not the best at history.”