He was very bright and had a very curious mind. January 17, in Boston, Massachusetts Died:
This Book does a great job of using illustrations to further the understanding of the reader. An example of this from the book is when they talked about the arm extender, for getting books. Instead of describing it in a few more words the author decided to have the illustrator work it into the picture.
This book also talks about some of the little-known facts like he is one of seventeen or that he invented something when he was a child. Now this book is written in a way that does not show any fault in Franklin but I guess that this just follows what Benjamin Franklin once said: My son had to write a book review using words like, "Then" and such.
Franklin had 16 sibling!
He worked 20 years! He started the first police station, library and hospital! He got the kind of England to repeal the stamp tax!
He was the oldest person at the Constitutional Congress! What an amazing life. I really want to read a biography of him now. And the book was good for my son, had cool drawings and simplified information. I would have I really really enjoyed this book.
I would have switched one bit, it talks about him getting married before he sets up his own press, so there's some back and forth in time, not linear. I was really happy to read this book with my son.Not only was Benjamin Franklin instrumental in the birth of the American nation, he was a great politician and inventor.
Learn some interesting facts about Ben Franklin's life, including the many jobs he had and inventions he created that are still being used today. Benjamin Franklin FRS FRSE (January 17, [O.S. January 6, ] – April 17, ) was an American polymath and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.
Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, freemason, postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat.
Benjamin Franklin was an author, diplomat, statesman, scientist, inventor and philosopher and pretty much the Leonardo Da Vinci of the 18 th century.. He made his fortune as a newspaper publisher in Philadelphia, before dedicating himself to a life of public service.
Many people know Benjamin Franklin as one of the founding fathers of the United States of America, but not many people understand exactly what the famed inventor and politician contributed to society. The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin is a compilation of some of the great events from the man's life that have made him an American legend.
Franklin was clearly a man who never stopped inventing. Between running a print shop, engineering the U.S. postal system, starting America's first lending library, and helping sow the seeds of the American Revolution, Franklin also found time to draw up a vast collection of new devices.
Franklin's contributions to the American Revolution and the building of a new nation were but a garnish on an already distinguished career as a writer, publisher, scientist and inventor.