Declaration of Independence
Francis Bacon on the $2 dollar bill

rancis Bacon "joins" the Founding Fathers for the signing of the Declaration of Independence, as depicted on the back of the two-dollar bill. Bacon's utopian novel, "The New Atlantis," was the genesis of the American vision of equality, and Thomas Jefferson hailed Bacon as a major influence upon his ideals of political reform. - Sir Francis Bacon's New Advancement of Learning