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    and rotten; either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” (Franklin Quotes). Benjamin Franklin famously said these words and he made sure he wasn’t forgotten. He is famous for being one of America’s Founding Fathers, tying a key to a kite, inventing the bifocals and for his literary works. His most famous one being: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. This book has” became itself the most widely read autobiography ever written in America” (Franklin 1) The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin was divided into four parts and written from 1771 thru 1788. The book is written in the form of a letter to his son and starts with a brief description of his ancestry and then he continues on describing his childhood. Franklin was the 15th child out of 17. In his childhood he enjoyed sailing and reading. He even tried his hand at poetry which his father shot down quickly because “verse-makers were generally beggars” (60). His father…

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    “If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead and rotten; either write something worth reading or do something worth writing” (Franklin Quotes). Benjamin Franklin famously said these words and he made sure he wasn’t forgotten. He is famous for being one of America’s Founding Fathers, tying a key to a kite, inventing the bifocals and for his literary works. His most famous one being: The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. This book has” became itself the most widely read autobiography…

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    If Benjamin Franklin didn’t invent bifocals I possibly couldn't have/get a driver's license. I would have to depend on others to get me place to place. My eyesight would continue to excel from bad to worse within. His inventions have done so much to this world to help us. Especially the bifocals, I think Benjamin is a huge part of our world. Benjamin Franklin made many inventions, throughout his lifetime. Theses inventions created are swim fins, Franklin stove, bifocals, catheter, glass…

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    Introduction: This Project will be written over a historical person known as Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin was born January 17, 1706. According to the website bio.com they state that, He was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He died April 17, 1790. He died in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Benjamin Franklin was a diplomat, scientist, inventor, and a writer. He was also known best for being one of the founding fathers who helped draft the Declaration of Independence of the United States.…

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    Benjamin Franklin Ideology

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    American colonies during 1763 and a series of acts were forced upon American colonists that involved taxes on goods such as tea, paper, currency etc. Americans had no one to represent them in the British Parliament. American literature of that time reflects the revolutionary mindset and the struggle towards independence and sovereignty. This paper will examine the American authors and revolutionaries of the 18th century. Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He wanted to unify…

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    God’s Inventor The thunder roared in the distance as flashes of lightning streaked across the dark grey sky. Franklin 's kite glided in the azure, an old rusted key dangling from it along with his well-known lightning rod. Suddenly the sky illuminated with white, the kite burned and electricity streamed through his lightning rod and key. Touching the key, a sharp zap coursed through Franklin’s body (History.com 4). Franklin will soon after invent the most important necessity people will…

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    The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is both Franklin's chief literary work and a vital historical document. The document was written by Benjamin Franklin, who is believed to be one of United States' founding fathers. He was a civic activist, printer, Politician, political theorist, scientist, diplomat, statesman, postmaster, and inventor. Remarkably, this was the first document to achieve widespread prominence and still after more than two hundred years…

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    Benjamin Franklin Wealth

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    Analysis of Benjamin Franklin's The Way to Wealth Benjamin Franklin was born into rather mediocre circumstances, and his rise to wealth and fame constitutes a true American "rags to riches" storyline. And due to this clichéd American fascination with the concept of a true "self made man", his readers, many of them of meager means and poorer backgrounds, were able to relate to his writings on a personal level. In his original Poor Richards Almanac, published in 1732, he provides insightful…

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    Benjamin Franklin was a man of many talents. He is known as a printer, inventor, writer, statesman, scientist, and more. Being born in the 1700’s made it relatively easy for Franklin to involve himself in multiple areas of interests. This time period was rich in scientific discovery, political involvement, and controversy over war. In his lifetime, Franklin accomplished a gargantuan number of achievements that benefited society and are still spoken of to this day. He is well known for his…

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    value and esoteric essence of his own existence. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is an account of Franklin’s life experiences that taught him a deal of self-righteousness, virtue, self-actualization, knowledge and wisdom. Franklin recalls many past, powerful instances of his life that have influenced the ethical and intellectual development. The memoir also represents various events that built his keen interest in literature, linguistic and writing. Moreover, it also unfolds various…

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