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at 13, he was apprenticed as a printer by his brother
Benjamin Franklin
published observations on electricity in 1751
Benjamin Franklin
commiteeman of the declaration of independance
Benjamin Franklin
delegate from PA to the executive council
Benjamin Franklin
died in 1790 at the age of 84, 20,000 attended his funeral
Benjamin Franklin
born into a large family on April 3, 1783 in New York, the youngest of 11 children
Washington Irving
published the sketch book undr the pseudonym of geoffrey crayon
Washington Irving
born in the year 1706 in the city of boston, the tenth son of seventeen children
Benjamin Franklin
Wrote the Pennslyvania Gazette in Philadelphia
Benjamin Franklin
statesman who traveled to england
Benjamin Franklin
ambassador to France
Benjamin Franklin
wrote tales of a traveler which contained the devil and tom walker
Washington Irving
wrote a biography of christopher columbus
Washington Irving
hated his father's business of making soap and candles
Benjamin Franklin
Invented the lightning rod, founded the first public library,established fire department and fire insurance, invented bifocals and the Franklin stove
Benjamin Franklin
delegate to the Second Cotinental Congress
Benjamin Franklin
signed treaty of paris which ended the revolutionary war
Benjamin Franklin
wrote the histoory of new york
Washington Irving
given a gold medal by Royal society of literature in england
Washington Irving
recieved a D>C>L from oxford university
Washington Irving
wrote the tour on the prairies, based on the spawling frontier
Washington Irving
moved to the estate of Sunnytide in 1835
Washington Irving
refused the positions of secretary to the navy and mayor of new york
Washington Irving
offered to be ambassador to spain
Washington Irving
died november 28, 1859
Washington Irving
born on July 4, 1804 in Salem, Massachusetts
Nathaniel Hawthorne
grandfather, John Hathorne was a judge during the Salm witchcraft trails
Nathaniel Hawthorne
wrote mosses from an old manse in 1846
Nathaniel Hawthorne
wrote the scarlet letter, the story of an adulterous affair between Hester Brynne and Author Dimmesdale
Nathaniel Hawthorne
befriended herman melville
Nathaniel Hawthorne
in 1852 published the blithedale romance, and the life of franklin pierce
Nathaniel Hawthorne