U.S. Postal Service

Mason Kuhl

History

- Established by Benjamin Franklin- July 26, 1775 in Philadelphia


- Benjamin Franklin served as Postmaster General until November 7, 1776


- This is how the American Colonies carried messages to each other


- in 1707 the rights to the USPS were bought by the British Government


- 1789 the first Federal Post office was formed


- 1914 the USPS received its own abundance of post mail carriers

Purposes

- It was established due to mail becoming more and more popular and they need some better form of transporting mail


- Mainly the USPS delivers mail such as: letters, bills, and ordered products


- Back then they didn't have phones so it was just a basics main way of communicating

USPS Today

- Patrick R. Donahoe is the current leader of the USPS


- As time goes on less people use USPS because the Internet and phones make it easier and faster to deliver Mail