Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston. He was son of Josiah Franklin a soap maker, His mother was Abiah Folfer, the second wife of Joshia. Benjamins dad would eventually be the father of 17 kids. When Franklin was 15 his brother started a newspaper, 'The New England Courrant.' Eventhough there were two other newspapers before he started this paper was different because it had oppinions, advertisments and ship schedlules. Benjamin also wanted to write for the paper but he knew that his brother would never let him so he sneaked in and wrote in the newspaper.
William Paterson was born in Ireland in 1745. When he was 2 years old his family. including him, emigrated to America. While his father traveled around the country his family lived in New London. In 1750 the family settled in Priceton, New Jersey. There he became a merchant and manufacturesd tin goods.This made him be able to pay his William a private education and the College of New Jersey. he took classed until 1768. then he studied law in the city of Princeton under Richard Stockton. He later singed the Declaration of Independance.
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