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Founding Fathers
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An account of a five-player playing using the "Less Negotiation" variant. For easy reference the names of the players are in alphabetical order to match the order of play.


Set-up
The initial Senators and additional cards are dealt as follows:
Andrew
Pre-determined: Benjamin Franklin, President Washington
Dealt: George Clinton, Coalition Building, Virginia and Kentucky Resolutions
Benjamin (Ben)
Pre-determined: Treasury Secretary Hamilton
Dealt: Charles C. Pinckney, John Marshall, Panic of 1797, Sabotage a Negotiation
Charles
Pre-determined: Secretary of State Jefferson
Dealt: Patrick Henry, William Henry Harrison, Timothy Pickering (which is played immediately), Coalition Building
Daniel (hereafter Dan)
Pre-determined: Aaron Burr
Dealt: James Madison, James Monroe, William H. Crawford (played immediately), Coalition Building
Elbridge (henceforth called El)
Pre-determined: Vice President Adams, Chief Justice John Jay
Dealt: Andrew Jackson (played), John Quincy Adams (played), Make an Important Speech
Each player has 3 influence point markers.
No taxes or tariffs are in effect.
The following states are in play: "New England" (NE - 38 votes), New York (NY - 12), Pennsylvania (PA -15), New Jersey (NJ - 7), Maryland (MD - 10), Delaware (DE - 3), Virginia (VA - 23), "Carolinas" (NC - 22) and Georgia (GA - 4).
Public Support is at 0, i.e. neutral.
Reserves are at 0.
Revenues are at -$30 million.
The Tension Index is at 0.

The Turns
1: Finance Matters
2: Foreign Entanglements
3: Rebellion
4: France Fries
5: Incompetence
6: Growing the Republic
7: Financing Growth
8: Hot in the South
9: The Midwest Comes on Board
10: The Yellow Rose
11: Way Out West
12: Gold!
13: Crisis
14: Treaties


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