By Kira Smith
Who was Ben Franklin?
What were some of Ben Franklin's most prominent contributions during the Revolutionary War?
Where did Ben Franklin grow up?
When was Ben Franklin born? When did he die?
Why was Ben Franklin most suited to persuade the French to help the colonies?
no one else had Franklin's experience, eloquence, & accomplishments. His friendship with the French was one of the reasons they agreed to help and support the colonies.
How did Ben Franklin get on the road to politics?
The next year he was appointed a justice of the peace and in May 1751, he was elected to the Pennsylvania assembly.