INFOGRAPHIC: Celebrating a Nation of Inventors Since America’s Very Beginning

July 2, 2015

As America celebrates its 239th birthday and people across the nation celebrate freedom, let's take a look at some of our founding fathers’ lesser known contributions to this great country.

Washington, Franklin, Jefferson, and Paine were accomplished inventors, on top of being democratic trailblazers. Without the freedom to invent, America wouldn’t be the global economic powerhouse it is today. Learn below why strong patent laws have been crucial to our success, even before the Declaration of Independence was signed.