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Benjamin franklin lived a highly productive life as a printer (as well as becoming an honored statesman) and he practiced living modestly, honestly and diligently in his autobiography, written as a letter to his son, franklin describes how he lived his life with a strong work ethic and moral character. This story gave a history of benjamin franklin's life and since it was written by him it is historically accurate all the events accounted in this book where historically accurate as i said before all the events after 1760 are left out however i was able to find some of the main contributions that he made. Benjamin franklin was never elected president of the united states however he played an important role as one of seven founding fathers, helping franklin had actually written his epitaph when he was 22: the body of b franklin, printer (like the cover of an old book its contents torn out and. Book reports bookreportsinfo benjamin franklin lived to be 84 years old at a time when the life expectancy was much less he was very active in politics and his community throughout his life.
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Benjamin franklin was america's scientist, inventor, politician, philanthropist and business man he is best known as the only founding father who signed all three documents that freed america from britain. At the age of 75, in 1771 he began work on what he called his memoirs he was still working on it when he died in 1790 and it was published posthumously, entitled an autobiography of benjamin franklin the book had a complicated and controversial publication history. Benjamin franklin facts that will help you separate fact from fiction when it comes to the man a shocking number of people think was president he spent whatever money he earned on books and would hone his memory skills by reading essays and then rewriting them without looking.
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