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    Benjamin Franklin In our American history many figures have left their mark, and are remembered still today. Benjamin Franklin was as famous as any president, but yet never elected to public office. He was one of the nation’s revolutionary founding fathers of all time. Benjamin Franklin was a respected hero of America of many talents and accomplishments. First of all, Benjamin Franklin was born at Boston in 1706. He was the tenth sibling in the family. He was the son of a soap and candle maker.

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    Matthew Matheny HIST 2020 A.P. Tammy Prater 23 November 2014 Benjamin Franklin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is a detailed account of the illustrious experiences of Benjamin Franklin. Though the cultural differences in writing has changed since the 18th century one can learn a lot about one of America’s greatest forefathers through this book. It accounts for Franklin’s life when he was born January 17th, 1706 till the year 1757. Unfortunately, he died in 1790 and was never able to finish

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    Benjamin Franklin Someone that has influenced encouraged and contributed to the Revolutionary War and the United States of America, is none other than Benjamin Franklin. Enough cannot be said about this man, I will touch on his early life, education, politics and his achievements. One of the most well-known historical figures ever, Benjamin Franklin has greatly helped and contributed to American history. His creativeness and intelligence goes beyond compare. He has invented and sacrificed much for

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    Have you ever heard about Benjamin Franklin? He was a very important person during the 1700. He discovered and studied many different things during his lifetime. These are the two main things such as a scientist and a president. As a scientist Benjamin franklin discovered electricity. Benjamin Franklin’s childhood was spent in boston massachusett. He was born on January the 17 1709 in the old south meeting house which is located on milk street. He was also baptized that same day at the old south

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    Benjamin Franklin was born on Milk Street in Boston on January 17th, 1706. His father was Josiah Franklin, a candle and soap maker. His mother was Abiah Folger and she was Josiah's second wife. Benjamin Franklin was the youngest son of 17 children. Benjamin attended Boston Latin School for two years but did not graduate because of lack of money; however he continued his education by reading great quantities. His parents wanted him to go into the church, however at age 10 his schooling ended and he

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    Benjamin Franklin-Scientist and Inventor Benjamin Franklin has influenced American technology, and indirectly, lifestyles by using his proficiencies and intelligence to conduct numerous experiments, arrive at theories, and produce several inventions. Franklin's scientific and analytical mind enabled him to generate many long lasting achievements which contributed to the development and refinement of modern technology. Few national heroes, including George Washington and Thomas Jefferson

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    Susanna Dey 19 November 2011 Benjamin Franklin Say the name Benjamin Franklin and you may picture a chubby man with spectacles holding a kite during a lightening storm. Perhaps you picture him a older man with spectacles propped up on his nose standing in a great room full of distinguished gentlemen signing the Declaration of Independence. Both of these facts about Benjamin Franklin's life would be true. However, there was so much more to Mr. Franklin. He was a diplomat, a statesman

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    In January of 1706 the future of America was changed forever with the birth of Benjamin Franklin. Born in Boston, Massachusetts Ben was the son of Josiah Franklin and Abiah Folger, Ben was the youngest son of 17 children. Josiah was a soap maker and he wanted Benjamin to enter the clergy. Ben went to South Grammar School where he excelled, he even skipped a grade. Unfortunately with such a large family, Josiah was unable to afford the education that it took to become a clergyman. Ben only had the

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    “They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.” – Benjamin Franklin It was quotes like this that pegged Benjamin Franklin as the face of America during pre-Revolutionary times. Franklin was a Founding Father, an inventor, a scientist, a polymath, a politician, a printer, and wore numerous other hats. He essentially changed the world’s view of America, showing everyone that Americans were not idle or unsuccessful, rather respected,

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    Benjamin Franklin was a man of many different labels, some were desirable but some were detrimental. He was known for things such as the creator of the lightning rod, the Franklin Stove, and also the Bifocals. People saw him as an essential politician and a leading activist in the development of the Declaration of Independence, and U.S Constitution. But Franklin sorta had a

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