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Biography of Benjamin Franklin


biography of Benjamin Franklin

gave birth to the 'Library Company of Philadelphia'. His parents, however, at the expiration of a year, found that their slender revenues would not admit of the expense of collegiate instruction. He was permitted, however, to change his business, and allowed to choose an occupation which was more congenial to his inclinations. The other members of the Committee were Thomas Jefferson from Virginia, Robert Livingston from New York, Roger Sherman from Connecticut, and John Adams from Massachusetts. Harding during his inauguration as President of the United States. It was the Pennsylvania Abolition Society which paved the way and served as model to many anti-slavery movements and organizations.

In 1750, he proposed to prove that lightning was in fact electricity by publishing an experiment wherein he would fly a kite into a storm. List includes; George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, George III and Benjamin Franklin. Let all your things have their places; let each part of your business have its time. The militia was successfully winning over the British Army and Franklin had been unanimously voted by the Pennsylvania Assembly to be their delegate to the Second Continental Congress.

With a passion for reading and writing, he imbibed a kindred one for disputation; and adopting the Socratic method, he became dexterous in confuting and confounding an antagonist, by a series of questions. However, Benjamin continued to study in Boston Latin School, but could not complete his graduation. These observations he duly took note of and had published. He was, however, soon convinced, by the effect produced on some of his companions, that it was extremely dangerous to loosen the ties of religion, without the probability of substituting other principles equally efficacious. The Presbyterians thought him half a Presbyterian, and the Friends believed him a wet Quaker. Make no expense but to do good to others or yourself;.e., waste nothing. In his brother, he found a harsh master, and Benjamin felt indignant at the treatment which he experienced from him in the way of business.


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