Crispus Attucks & Benjamin Franklin
By: Bre'Ajah & Caleb S.
Have you ever wondered why the Boston Massacre was called the Boston Massacre? Well keep reading to find out!!
Crispus Attucks Personal Life
Crispus Attucks was born in 1723 and passed away on March 5,1770. He lived in Framingham,Massachusetts around 1757 and took up residence in Boston. Crispus was a martyr and a run away slave. He was also the first colonist killed by the British.
Crispus Attucks Historical Background
Crispus Attucks Historical Role and Importance
Crispus Attucks Remembrance
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Ben later married a woman named Deborah Read, but she later died on December 19, 1774. At the age of 40, Ben discovered electricity while flying a kite with a key attached to it during a storm. During the American Revolution, Ben was the ambassador to France and wrote the political cartoon, 'Join or Die." Later on he helped to write the Treaty of Paris.
Benjamin Franklin wrote an autobiography called,"Autobiography," but he wasn't able to finish it because of his death. Benjamin Franklin died on April 17, 1790 at the age of 84. Throughout his life he was an author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and a diplomat.
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