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Who is Benjamin Franklin?
was elected in 1787 to represent Pennsylvania at the Constitutional Convention, which drafted and ratified the new.S. Franklin, Printer (Like the Cover of an Old Book Its Contents torn Out And Stript of its Lettering and Gilding) Lies Here, Food for Worms. However, Josiah could only afford to send his son to school for one year and clergymen needed years of schooling. Most Europeans in the 18th century thought of America as a primitive, undeveloped place full of forests and savages and scarcely capable of producing enlightened thinkers. Apprentice Printer, when Benjamin was 15 his brother started. Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706, in Boston in what was then known as the Massachusetts Bay Colony. After Franklin returned to Philadelphia in 1762, he toured the colonies to inspect its post offices.
Almanacs of the era were printed annually, and contained things like weather reports, recipes, predictions and homilies. And it was his adept diplomacy that led to the Treaty of Paris in 1783, which ended the Revolutionary War. Franklin sent piecemeal reports of his ideas and experiments to Peter Collinson, his Quaker correspondent in London. The pairs first son, Francis, was born in 1732, but he died four years later of smallpox. Although he pretended to take the side of the people of Massachusetts in their complaints against England, he was actually still working for the King.
Despite some failures, Franklin prospered. A self-taught swimmer who crafted his own wooden flippers, Franklin performed long-distance swims on the Thames River. William Smith, who passed over Franklins youth because it seemed embarrassing. Theodore Hornberger Gordon. He told Hughes to remain cool in the face of the mob. The mother of William is not known. Franklins inventions took on a musical bent when, in 1761, he commenced development on the armonica, a musical instrument composed of spinning glass bowls on a shaft.