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"Benjamin Franklin-More Than a Revolutionary"

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Introduction

Benjamin Franklin was born in 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the fifteenth child out of seventeen and was the tenth son. He went to business school from age eight to ten. Then he went to work for his father as a soap maker. He didn't enjoy it, and went to work for his brother as a printing press instead. Benjamin had many other careers in his life he was a printer, author, diplomat, philosopher, inventor and a scientist. ...read more.

Middle

And we have a volunteer Fire Department to take out the fires. Benjamin Franklin was a great inventor When Ben was about fifteen he left Boston with his brother James and went to Philadelphia. James and he arrived in October 1723. Ben made many friends such as the Governor of Pennsylvania, Sir William Keith. Sir William told Ben to go to London to finish his training as a printer and to buy equipment to start his own printing establishment. ...read more.

Conclusion

In 1750 Ben was elected into the Pennsylvania Assembly. He served in that until 1764. He was chosen a member of the Second Continental Congress he served on ten of his comities. Ben signed in to the Us Congress on February 12,1790. Two months later, Ben died on April 17 in his Philadelphia home at age 84. With out this great patriot, inventor, and author many things we take for granted would not be here today. Everything from the library, to the fire department, to the stove would not even exist. "Benjamin Franklin - More than a Revolutionary" Chelsea Donovan 11 Pier Court Milford, CT 06460 203-876-7422 cdonovan@norcomofny.com St. ...read more.

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