Benjamin Franklin Declaration Of Independence

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Benjamin Franklin In Boston in 1706, Benjamin Franklin organized the United States first lending and volunteer fire department. He helped draft the Declaration of Independence. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston in Massachusetts Bay Colony. His Dad Josiah Franklin was soap and candle maker Josiah had two different wives Anne and Abiah. Ben went to Latin school, his dad removed him for school at the age of ten to work with his as a candle maker. In 1721, Ben’s brother James began his own newspaper. The New England courant. Ben liked the printing business, but he did not like working with his brother James. Ben ran away to Philadelphia at 17 years old. Ben made a lot of money, as a printer and writer. He retired from his job when he was only 42 years old. Then he turned to science, Ben invented the Franklin stove he also created bifocal eye glasses and invited the lightning rod.…show more content…
His was to band the 13 colonies. In 1765 many colonists were angry about the stamp act. People in England were forced to pay tax stamps. Ben helped to write the Declaration of Independence it was written on July 4, 1776. Ben sailed secretly to France the war ended in 1781. Ben’s wife name was Deborah she helped Ben at the print shop, many people still remember his sayings, “Early to bed and early to rise makes a man healthy, wealthy and wise”. Ben Franklin died on April 17, 1790 in Philadelphia Pennsylvania at the home of his daughter Sarah Bache. He was 84 years old he died from gout and had complained of ailments for a long time. Franking wrote his epitaph when he was 22. The image of Benjamin Franklin is part of history he also has his picture on a $100 bill. Ben was very smart and invented a lot of things all from a man who never finished school but became someone by
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