Benjamin Franklin was born on January 7, 1706, in Boston. His father, Josiah Franklin, had 17 children; Benjamin was the 15th child and the 10th son. The Franklin family was very careful in their spending and diffident in their behavior, like best New Englanders at the main time. Benjamin Franklin did not go to school for quit sometime; before long he was taken from grammar school and would well ahead come to be an apprentice to his older brother. All the same, Benjamin Franklin tried to stand by confident self-disciplines that would later help him to become the most prominent “self-made” man at the time.
OUR FOUNDING FATHER BENJAMIN FRANKLIN BRANDIE JACKSON COLLEGE AMERICA Benjamin Franklin our 6th president was born January 17, 1706, in Boston MA. His education was Boston Latin School 1714-1716. He was given the Copley award which is an award for outstanding achievements in research in any branch of science it was given by the Royal Society of London. Benjamin Franklin discovered electricity, and founded the first library. He was put to work at the age of 10 by his father making soap and candles; he didn’t like that too much, so he started writing newspapers with his brother.
While apprenticing for his brother James, Benjamin decided that he would improve his education. Benjamin would read everyday and would also take writings, that were previously written by other famous authors and would rewrite them and would see if he could make them better. His apprenticeship with his brother James led Benjamin to start one of his own, The Pennsylvania Gazette. After many years of publishing for the Pennsylvania Gazette and writing books of his own, Franklin later on retired his business and worked for a number of years after developing projects for education. His first project was poor Richard's Almanac, in which it was hugely successful for laying a foundation for early
Benjamin Franklin was a founding father, revolutionary figure, inventor, co-author to the Constitution, husband and father. He was fascinated by al types of learning and wanted to do whatever he could to make life better for mankind. He starts out writing his Autobiography as a writing so his son William, but in the end the book appeals to a much larger audience. The tone of the book changes as well with the introduction of the 13 virtues, it moves from a story of one man’s life to a manual for self-imporvement. W hether Franklin meant for his book to move in the direction of self improvement or was written to tell the tale of his life, the book becomes a model for self help books to come.
Benjamin Franklin: writer, printer, scientist, and statesman; a man who left an everlasting mark on America. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the tenth son of a soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Josiah wished for his son to be a clergyman so he sent Benjamin to school. But because Ben did poorly with arithmetic, Josiah took him out of school after only two years.
The Life of Benjamin Franklin Benjamin Franklin has been known for many things. He was an inventor and a Scientist. Even from the early age of ten when he worked for his father to the day that he died Franklin was always creating something wonderful. Franklin was not just and inventor but a founding father of the United States of America and served as delegates and as representatives. Benjamin Franklin started out as a young boy working in his older brothers printing shop and died a man of many accomplishments.
On August 2nd, 1776 1 , fifty-six men made their way across the room to sign their names on a highly controversial piece of paper. Much like how a father vows to love his child unconditionally, despite not knowing what that child will do in the future, America’s founding fathers signed away their lives in the uncertain hope that thirteen diverse – and often contradictory colonies will be able to survive as an independent nation. If I were there on that historical day, I would tell those men that their hope was not false. The thirteen small colonies would grow into fifty states, and The United States of America would come to be one of the most powerful countries in the world. I would tell them the stories of Americans, most of
INTRODUCTION Who was Benjamin Franklin? Was he the man the world thought he was? Ben Franklin lived a life full of different jobs and different places of living. He wanted to be successful which seemed to come kind of hard to him because of only having a two year education. He shows all those who read the autobiography that with perseverance and hard work things can be accomplished in life.
Author Growing up on the countryside of Albemarle County Virginia, Thomas Jefferson was no stranger to hard work and dedication. Son of Peter Jefferson and Jane Randolph, Thomas Jefferson was the third of ten children (Wilson). Thomas was born on April 13, 1743. All of his life Thomas Jefferson lived to please his father and honor him. When his father passed away in 1757, he left “orders” that Thomas complete his education (Wilson).
They came to an agreement that he was the right person and he was sworn into office on January 17, 1911. Wilson wanted to come home and prove his campaign literature to the newspaper and every individual. When April came around Wilson was going against the first runner up James Beauchamp. After going through the primary election Wilson was not elected but he came back July 2 and was put on the ballot for nominated. Wilson did not know that living in the spotlight would be so hard.