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Benjamin Franklin. by Don Fisher. Born Jan. 17, 1706 in Boston. Very big family 17 children. Father was a soap maker. At age 12 Ben started work as a printer for his brother. Ran away to Philadelphia. Age 17. Married Deborah in 1730. Published a Newspaper.

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Benjamin Franklin

by Don Fisher

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Born Jan. 17, 1706 in Boston

Very big family 17 children

Father was a soap maker.

At age 12 Ben started work as a printer for his brother.

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Ran away to Philadelphia

Age 17

Married Deborah in 1730

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Wrote & Printed Poor Richard’s Almanac

Weather Predictions

Poems

Recipes

Sayings

quotes from poor richard
Quotes from Poor Richard
  • Eat to live, and not live to eat.
  • Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.
  • People who are wrapped up in themselves make small packages.
  • There was never a good war or a bad peace.
  • A penny saved is a penny earned.
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Scientist

Discovered that lightning is a form of electricity

inventor
Inventor

Lightning Rod

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Inventor

Franklin Stove (for heat)

Bifocals

Swim Fins

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Inventor

The Glass (H)armonica

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Civic Leader

Started the first Hospital

Started the first Free Library

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Civic Leader

First Postmaster General of the U.S.A.

Started a Volunteer Fire Department

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Government Leader

Helped Jefferson write the Declaration of Independence

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Government Leader

Diplomat

To England and France

Oldest Member of the Constitutional Convention

died april 17 1790
Died April 17, 1790

Buried with his wife Deborah

From: http://uscitizenshipteachers.org/page3.php