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  • The Benjamin Franklin

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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.

  • Benjamin Franklin : The Achievements Of Benjamin Franklin's Life

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    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 Contributions

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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

  • The Birth Of Benjamin Franklin

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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

  • Benjamin Franklin Contributions

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    influenced those events. Benjamin Franklin is a vital factor of the founding of the United States. A writer, inventor, politician, scientist, and diplomat, Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father of the United States. Franklin helped draft the Declaration of independence, and the US Constitution. Benjamin Franklin also wrote many books, and published Poor Richards Almanac. Benjamin Franklin created many inventions including bifocals and organizing the first successful library. Benjamin Franklin was born

  • Benjamin Franklin's Accomplishments

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    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

  • Benjamin Franklin Reputation

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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

  • Benjamin Franklin Essay

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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

  • How Is Benjamin Successful

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    Along with critically thinking while making decisions, Benjamin used his social and communication skills to his advantage to grow him into a successful person. He was able to put his communication skills to lead him to success by taking advantage of others for his own good. From his own words and experiences in the autobiography, as a young boy he seemed very outgoing, ready to meet people and face anything. While meeting so many different people in life, he was able to learn new things from them

  • The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin

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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