Benjaman Franklin

by Isaac Orr

Introduction

Among the great figures in America history Benjamin Franklin is one of the most brilliant and the most unique. The first brilliant thing about Benjamin Franklin was how many jobs he had. The second brilliant thing about Benjamin Franklin was his inventions. The last brilliant thing about Benjamin Franklin are his accomplishments. Those are what make Benjamin one of the great figures of America.

Franklins jobs

The first brilliant thing about Benjamin Franklin was how many jobs he had. As a printer Benjamin Franklin wrote letters in the New England Courant . He also started writing poetry. He was very proud of his first efforts. From 1723 to 1730 Franklin worked for VARIOUS printers in Philadelphia , London and in England. He started writing his famous Poor Richards Almanac's in the news. They were old saying's like a penny saved is a penny earned. When Franklin was 10 years old he worked at his fathers craft house making soap and candles and he loved it. He also planted plants as well . As a kid he loved to read . Because of it his parents let him enter the printing trade. Therefore he worked for his brother and he wrote in the New England Courant. Thats what makes Benjamin Frankln one of the great figures of America.

Fraklins Inventions

Another brilliant thing about Benjamin Franklin are his inventions. Benjamin Franklin had many brilliant inventions. He didn't invent electricity but he discovered many things about it. Once he had an understanding of electricity he worked on somthing that could protect houses from electricity so he invented the lightning rod. The lightning rod would make lightning hit it and the charge would travel through the rod and go underground and discharge. Also Benjamin Franklin was probably one of the first people to were the split bifolcal spectaclps . They are glasses with upper and lower half. The upper half helps you see far . The lower half helps you see upclose. Thats what makes Benjamin Franklin one of the great figures of America.

Fraklins Accomplishments

The last brilliant thing about Benjamin Franklin are his accomplishments.Benjamin Franklin had many accomlpishments .One of them was becoming one of the best sientest in America history.He also sined the U.S Declaration of Indapendence. In October 1729 Franklin printed the Penslvania Gazette. He also played a PROMENTAL role in getting CRUCIAL french assisstance for the Revoluion. He invented the stamp act of 1765 he was the first united post master general. He also athored the famous Old Richards Almanack. He is the omly president who was never president. Instead of a presidenthe was a Founding Father of America. Thats what makes Benjamin Franklinone of the mst brilliant figures of America.

Conclusion

  • Benjamin Franklin is INDEED one of the most brilliant Founding Fathers of America. The first thing that makes him one of the Founding Fathers of America is because of all of of his jobs. The second thing that makes himone of the Founding Fathers of America is because of all of his inventions. The last thing that makes him one of the Founding Fathers of America is because of his accomplishments. Those are the things that make Him a Founding Father of America.

Glossary

1. various- diffrent from each other.

2. crucial- extreamly inportant

3. Indeed- without any question.

Sources

Books.

1. Benjamin Franklin Extrordinary Patriot.

Online

1. Leonardo-newtonic.com

2. World book online