Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin's Family!

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, MA on January 17, 1706. He was raised by his father, Josiah Franklin, his 17 brothers and sisters...yes, 17 siblings!! He was the youngest boy but well-respected. He attended Britain Latin School where he learned science and Language Arts. His family was a low class group of people. They aren't as wealthy and popular as other families. So, that means the struggle was real!!

Benjamin Franklin and his careers

Benjamin Franklin was very intelligent and enjoyed school. Sadly, Benjamin Franklin ended school when he was 10 years old to attend work with his father in the candle and soap making business. When Franklin was 17, he sailed to England to earn a living by writing and inventing things.Franklin sailed to Pennsylvania to start his own company called" Pennsylvania Garette" after moving to Pennsylvania......

Picture of Benjamin Franklin's family...One BIG happy family!!!!

Benjamin v.s American Revoultionary War...

Benjamin Franklin fought for rights with the colonists. Benjamin Franklin was the representative, statesman, and leader for the colonists because of his determination for freedom, his trust, popularity, ingenuity, and his independence... Benjamin Franklin also was chosen for his influence on the stop of violence and war....

After the war...

After the war, Benjamin Franklin was a member of the Articles of confederation and the oldest member to sign the constitution. Benjamin Franklin also was one of our founding Fathers, which means he was a individual that led the 13th colonies in the American Revolutionary war. Benjamin Franklin also followed is dreams in writing and inventing great things! He wrote about the war and continued to invent things...

1706-1790.. A great and Inspiring Lifetime...

Benjamin Franklin was a great and encouraging man. He was a man of his word that always stuck to what he said he would do. Benjamin Franklin was not only a leader in the war but a leader to outsiders.He gave confident to those to keep them standing tall with their head up high and walking proudly throughout the pain and struggle. Sadly, Benjamin Franklin died on April 17, 1790 because of a gout. he was buried in Christ Church cemetery. Because of his legacy, 20,000 people attended his burial. Benjamin Franklin's legacy still lives today. All his inventions, writings, and determination still influences people today......
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