Benjamin Franklin

Salesmen Extroadanaire

Franklin sold the idea of the United States not just to his countrymen, but also to the rest of the world. "There was never a good war, or a bad peace."

Early Life

Benjamin Franklin (January 17, 1706 January 6, 1705][ – April 17, 1790) was one of the Founding fathers of United States . A renowned polymath , Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist , politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.

Creator of Electricty

Franklin's discoveries resulted from his investigations of electricity . Franklin proposed that "vitreous" and "resinous" electricity were not different types of "electrical fluid " (as electricity was called then), but the same electrical fluid under different pressures. He was the first to label them as positive and negative respectively,[ and he was the first to discover the principle of conversation of charge.
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