Essay on Why I admire Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin completed many accomplishments from childhood to adulthood. When he was just 22 he established his first printing business with a partner, Hugh Meredith. Benjamin soon bought out Hugh Meredith's share. In 1732, when Franklin was only 26 he published the first edition of 'Poor Richards Almanack,' the book shows evidence that it was successful for 25 years. 'Poor Richards Almanack' allowed Franklin to retire from business a rich man in 1748. In 1741 Benjamin Franklin invented the Franklin Stove. The stove was handy for both, heating a room or cooking. In 1752 Benjamin Franklin conducted his famous electricity experiment with a kite. In 1757 Franklin returned to England as a Colonial agent for Pennsylvania. Next, in the…show more content…
Finally, in 1785 Franklin returned home to Philadelphia and accepted the Presidency of the Pennsylvania council. In 1771 Franklin signed the Constitution of the United states. In 1790 on April 17 Benjamin died. Benjamin Franklin and I are alike in some ways. One way that he and I are alike is we are both always looking for something that needs improvement or a way to further our knowledge. For example, when Benjamin saw that stoves were not good for heating but only good for cooking it inspired him to make the Franklin stove. I think that this is a good quality that Benjamin had that made him successful in life. I hope that one day I can be successful just like Benjamin Franklin. That his how Benjamin and I are alike. We both are always thinking of new thing and ways to further out knowledge. Benjamin Franklin changed the world by inventing new things like, the Franklin Stove and bifocal glasses. If it was not for him we would not have these things today. Franklin also helped create the Declaration of Independence which led to America?s freedom. He also changed America?s opinion about war, before everyone wanted to fight but Benjamin believed in peace. Today I will write about how Benjamin changed America by helping with the Declaration of Independence. It all started in 1776 when Benjamin Franklin helped draft the Declaration, which was announced on July, 4. Then in the fall or 1776 Benjamin went to France to implore the cause.
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