Rush, Benjamin 2018-01-13T21:08:18+00:00
Portrait of Benjamin Rush.
Portrait of Benjamin Rush.

Benjamin Rush

January 4, 1746–April 19, 1813

Benjamin Rush was a Founding Father, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, Member of the Continental Army, and advocate for the ratification of the United States Constitution. Rush was also a prominent physician, educator, and proponent of women's rights and the abolition of slavery.

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  • Article Title Benjamin Rush
  • Coverage January 4, 1746–April 19, 1813
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  • Keywords benjamin rush
  • Website Name American History Central
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  • Access Date November 17, 2018
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
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  • Date of Last Update January 13, 2018