Benjamin Franklin

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  1. What’s interesting about Benjamin Franklin the most is his political involvement. even though he was president of Pennsylvania for so many years, he was also the us ambassador to France, among other things. He also had quite a sense of humor

  2. Benjamin Franklin was a smart person who made his theories come true while being able to write a book that was read by many people

  3. Benjamin Franklin was born January 1706 in Boston Massachusetts. He is indisputably one f our great founding fathers of America. Also he may be one of the Most intelligent an innovative Americans ever. His book Poor Richards Almanac is second to only the bible in readings. Franklin comes from a very large family being the 10th of 17.

  4. Benjamin Franklin was a very smart and educated person. If Benjamin Franklin was never existed we would of still live in darkness.

  5. Benjamin Franklin was born Jan 1706 in Boston Massachusetts, the tenth son of seventeen children. Franklin is most remembered for being one of the signatures on The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Franklin received national attention with the publication of Poor Richards Almanac in 1733. His innovative works lead his books tobe alsomst as popular as the number one selling bible. I am most proud to also acknowledge that I attended Franklin Elementary School in Riverside where his legacy continues to grow

  6. Benjamin Frankling is one of our great founding fathers, He became wealthy publishing Poor Richard’s Almanack and The Pennsylvania Gazette. Franklin gained international renown as a scientist for his famous experiments in electricity and for his many inventions, especially the lightning rod. He played a major role in establishing the University of Pennsylvania and was elected the first president of the American Philosophical Society.

  7. Benjamin Franklin published “Poor Richards Almanac”. Though it contained the same as other almanacs of its time, like holiday lists and lunar calendars, his was different. He included proverbs and sayings that seemed to attract people from other similar works. It was so popular it was only second to the Bible. In my opinion, those inspirational writings could have been used as values as the country emerged from its past.

  8. Benjamin Franklin published “Poor Richards Almanac”. Though it contained the same as other almanacs of its time, like holiday lists and lunar calendars, his was different. He included proverbs and sayings that seemed to attract people from other similar works. It was so popular it was only second to the Bible. In my opinion, those inspirational writings could have been used as values as the country emerged from their past.

  9. Benjamin Franklin born on Jan 10, 1706 in Boston Massachusetts. He was the 10th child of 17. His family was poor so his parents couldn’t afford school for all 17 children but Franklin loved to read. As he got older he wrote is own books. The one thing that he was most remembered for was development of electricity and the invention of the lighting rods. Also remembered for being one of the signatures on The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution.

  10. Benjamin Franklin published Poor Richard’s Almanac, which most people gave credit to Frankling for the transformation of America’s premier city due to his publication of Poor Richards Almanac. Almanac had calender lists, schedules of holidays, old recipes, weather forcasts, and assorted bits of wisdom. year after year Franklin would fill the pages with proverbs, illustrations, and perribles such as “God Heals, The Doctor Takes The Fee.”

  11. Benjamin Franklin was born in January 1706 he also published poor Richard almanac it had a mixture of many different things such as a calendar, lunar charts schedules of holidays and fairs. what set this almanac from the others was benjamin franklins fillers he feeled in all the blank pages with famous phrases such as “god heels the dr takes the fee” this almanac was the best reader besides the bible.

  12. Benjamin Franklin was very samrt. He was dedicated to his work and had a simple minded wisdom about him. He wrote a very popular book that came second in popularity to the bible.

  13. Benjamin Franklin published Poor Richards Almanac and it was one of the most read books in the times following the bible. He filled in blanks in the page such as “No nation was ever ruined by trade” and “Necessity never made a good bargain”. He was born in Massachusstts and also plays a role in the signing of our Declaration of Independence.

  14. Benjamin Franklin was the 10th son and was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston. His dad Josiah Franklin had 17 kids total. When Benjamin was young even though his father could not afford for him to go to school, he loved to read. Franklin thrived to work and in 1733 he started publishing Poor Richard’s Almanac. Almanacs contained weather reports, recipes, predictions, and homilies and were usually printed anually. What distinguished Franklin’s almanac were his witty aphorism and lively writing. Many famous phrases associated with Franklin, such as, “Necessity never made a good bargain”.

  15. Benjamin Franklin was born Jan 1706 in Boston Massachusetts, the tenth son of seventeen children. Franklin is most remembered for being one of the signatures on The Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. Secondary to his involvement with the development of our Government, is was an innovator in the science field with electricity and the invention of the lighting rod. As a writer, he received national attention with the publication of Poor Richards Almanac in 1733.

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