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.
goal seems to far to reach, so we just give up, but this was not the case for Benjamin Franklin. Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston Massachusetts, and moved to philadelphia when he was seventeen years old. When he was in philadelphia, he decided he wanted to change himself for the better, so he wrote down some virtues. There was 13 virtues that Franklin though were crucial to becoming better. In Benjamin Franklin’s “Autobiography”, he had many ways of improving himself, but the virtues
Benjamin Franklin In this world there is nothing certain but death and taxes. This is a quote by Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin had many quotes throughout his time that made him stand out in his generation. He was always making improvements to better himself in life. Benjamin Franklin had a childhood like we would not have today. When he was ten years old his father took Benjamin out of school to come work with him. His dad owned a candle making shop in Boston. After cutting candle wicks
Did someone say it was dark in here? Benjamin Franklin said no worries I can fix that. His most famous accomplishment was electricity. Although he did also invent bifocals, lightening rods, and even swim fins and so forth. The following paragraphs, will cover how and why Benjamin created the inventions he did. Benjamin Franklin was born on milk street,in boston massachusetts, on January 17, 1706. He was the 15th, and the youngest child. Some of his favorite siblings were his brother James Franklin
quotes by probably the most quoted historical figure in our Nation’s history. During the signing of the Declaration of Independence, these words were uttered by Benjamin Franklin, one of our founding fathers. More than most, Benjamin Franklin knew the desperate and perilous waters that the New Republic was entering. Although, Benjamin Franklin may have been remembered mostly for his contributions to the drafting of the Declaration of Independence, his lifetime was an example of how the ideas and
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
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
The Life of Benjamin Franklin "Of two things you can be certain; death and taxes," quoted Benjamin Franklin. Having a humorous outlook on life, Franklin tried to make others' lives better. Benjamin was a man who served others and tried to make the world its best until his death. Benjamin Franklin had many accomplishments. He had a busy and eventful life, he played a major role in defending his country, and he was known for his quotes. Franklin was always working to make something better.
The autobiography of Benjamin franklin provides personal a insight into one of the most important figures in American history. His contributions to the American Revolution, as a statesman and co-author of the United States Constitution, crafted the framework and helped lay the foundation for laws to govern the New Nation. Before the revolution, Benjamin Franklin petitioned the British to help defend the colonies from the French. His knowledge of colonies resources, politics and people was quickly
Benjamin Banneker was an mathematician, scientist, astronomer, surveyor, and writer. Born on November 9, 1731 in Baltimore County, Maryland, Benjamin Banneker became the first African American man of science. Predominantly self-taught with the exception of briefly attending a Quaker school, Benjamin Banneker learned mathematics and mechanical skills through books. He also learned reading and religion from his grandmother, and he later taught himself astronomy by watching the stars (“Mathematician