Here is a complete list of all
Founding Fathers in .
Civilization IV: Colonization
All Founding Fathers except those in the Political category require a combination of points to recruit. Exploration fathers require both Political points and Exploration points, Religious require Political and Religion points, etc.
, fathers are now exclusive, like Colonization Great Wonders in Civ games. In other words, if a rival power recruits a certain father, you will not be able get that father.
Political [ ]
Increases Liberty Bell production by the tax rate.
+3 Liberty Bells per Printing Press and Newspaper.
+3 Liberty Bells per Town Hall.
+1 Liberty Bell per Schoolhouse, +2 Liberty Bells per College, +3 Liberty Bells per University.
+25% Liberty Bells per settlement.
3 Guns per Armory, Magazine, and Arsenal.
Increases hammer production by the tax rate.
Strengthens relations with the natives.
+3 Cloth from Weaver's House, Weaver's Shop, and Textile Mill.
Alexis de Tocqueville
+50% education in every settlement, +3 Liberty Bells per University.
+1 Cross per Town Hall.
Exploration [ ]
Vasco Nunez de Balboa
+25% defense per settlement.
Juan de Bermudez
+1 movement for Caravels, Merchantmen, and Galleons.
Pedro Alvares Cabral
Sailing to and from Europe takes 50% less time.
Alexander von Humboldt
+50% production of College and University.
Juan Ponce de Leon
Twice as likely to receive Treasure from Ancient Ruins.
Lewis and Clark
Pioneers require 50% less Tools, +1 movement for Wagon Trains.
+1 movement for Scouts.
Gonzalo Jimenez de Quesada
Reveals all tiles containing Burial Grounds or Ancient Ruins.
Native lands cost 50% less to purchase.
Giovanni da Verrazano
Provides 1 Caravel.
Religion [ ]
Native land costs 25% less to purchase.
Bartolome de las Casas
+50% native conversion rate from Missions.
Free Schoolhouse for each settlement.
Provides 3 Elder Statesmen.
Provides 3 Jesuit Missionaries.
+3 Crosses per Church and Cathedral.
+50% production of Church and Cathedral.
Gregorio de Mattos e Guerra
+2 Liberty Bells per Church, +3 Liberty Bells per Cathedral.
+3 Crosses per Town Hall, strengthens relations with the natives.
Juan de Sepulveda
Provides 2 converted natives.
+25% conversion rate from Missions, strengthens relations with the natives.
Trade [ ]
John Jacob Astor
+50% Furs per settlement.
Increases Cross production by the tax rate.
+3 hammers per Town Hall.
+1 food on plots with at least 2 food, +50% Sugar per settlement.
Units cost 25% less to purchase in Europe.
+25% Tobacco per settlement.
+50% production of Textile Mill, Coat Factory, Rum Factory, and Cigar Factory.
+50% Cotton per settlement.
Jan de Witt
50% fewer Tools needed to construct buildings.
Military [ ]
Free promotion of Ranger I and Mountaineer I for Gunpowder Units.
Francisco de Coronado
+1 movement for Dragoons.
Free Stockade for each settlement.
Diego Velazquez de Cuellar
Provides 3 Indentured Servants.
Marquis de La Fayette
Increases Gun production by the tax rate.
John Paul Jones
Provides 1 Frigate.
Paul Chomedey de Maisonneuve
Free promotion of Formation for Gunpowder Units, +1 movement for converted natives.
Dom Pedro I
+50% Great General emergence, free promotion of Veteran I and Minuteman I for Gunpowder and Mounted Units.
Free promotion of Looter for Gunpowder Units.
+50% strength for converted natives.
Hernando de Soto
Free promotion of Grenadier I for Gunpowder Units.