Benjamin Franklin

Legacy of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin's life.

Benjamin Franklin's life was like many others. He rose from poverty to importance through his own manufacturing and intelligence. Benjamin was a man that achieved on his own. He was always working and trying be someone. But it was only until he was 24 that he actually became known and important when he journeyed to Philadelphia.

First jobs:

  1. 12 he was an apprentice for his older brother.
  2. 17 he was chafing under the core of the apprenticeship.
  3. 24 he was a Prosperous merchant, owner of a successful print shop and publisher of the Philadelphia Gazette.

What to learn from "Poor Richard's Almanac".

"Poor Richard's Almanac" by Benjamin Franklin: RedChip Book Review (April 27, 2013)