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Benjamin Rush although being was one of the most prominent physicians and scientists in early America is best known for being a signatory to the Declaration of Independence. Maintained close relationships with three future Presidents of the United States yet had little role in politics following the Revolutionary War. This essay will examine Benjamin Rush’s political rise and decline as well as suggest long term consequences of his absence from politics in the early formative years of the United States.
Ricketti, Daniel A., "The Political Rise and Decline of Dr. Benjamin Rush" (2018). Cooper Medical School of Rowan University Capstone Projects. 5.