Ben Franklin Overcoming Obstacles
by writing articles to show that he can be successful
Ben Franklin was the 15th of the 17 child.He Left school at the age of ten because he needed to help his father’s candle shop. He was then self taught for education and went to work with his brother James.James always abused Ben when he was displeased.James was also jealous of Ben when Ben wrote articles for his newspaper business and he also punished Ben for that.Ben kept writing articles for James is printer business so he made up a name when he wrote his paper so James will know its not Ben.Then when James figured out it was Ben he got a huge punishment.Ben escaped and ended up in Philadelphia when he devoured some loaves of bread from the bakery.
Bio cont. (Franklins Adult years)
“Aversion to arbitrary Power.” This quote means that some people will pick on you to take control over you.
Accomplishments and Inventions
"5 Amazing Inventions by Benjamin Franklin." YouTube. Ed. The Discovery Lists. YouTube, 13 Jan. 2014. Web. 17 Mar. 2016. <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i_pmkptYJuo>.
The College of Optomerists. Picture of bifocals dont know where the image was found. Digital image. The Electric Ben Franklin. The College of Optometrists, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016. <http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/inventions.htm>.
Duplessis, Joseph. Benjamin Franklin. Digital image. Benjamin Franklin. Joseph Duplessis, 1785. Web. 17 Mar. 2016. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Benjamin_Franklin#/media/File:BenFranklinDuplessis.jpg>.
Hoffman, Bernard. Benjamin Franklin doing his kite experiment. Digital image. The Electric Ben Franklin. UShistory, 4 July 2014. Web. 17 Mar. 2016. <http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/essays/hoffman.htm>.
A National Park Service. A Franklin Stove. Digital image. Franklin Stove. Unknown, n.d. Web. 17 Mar. 2016. <https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Franklin_stove#/media/File:Franklin_stove.jpg>.
Solow, Michael. "Overcoming Obstacles: Ben Franklin's 13 Virtues Worth Learning - K12 - Learning Liftoff - Free Parenting, Education, and Homeschooling Resources." K12 Learning Liftoff Free Parenting Education and Homeschooling Resources. K12, 16 Jan. 2015. Web. 17 Mar. 2016. <http://www.learningliftoff.com/overcoming-obstacles-ben-franklin/#.Vup67FsrLnA>.
UShistory.org. "Ben Franklin's Inventions,discoveries and Improvement." The Electric Ben Franklin. UShistory, 4 July 1995. Web. 17 Mar. 2016. <http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/inventions.htm>.