One of the leading figures of early american history, benjamin franklin (1706-90) was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat born into a boston family of modest means. The world of benjamin franklin from philadelphia's way-cool science museum, the franklin institute, a page almost as boss as ben himself there's a quick-time movie called glimpses of the man, a very useful franklin timeline, family tree, glossary, and pages devoted to the many people that ben was: philosopher, inventor, printer, etc.
Erich’s post about george washington and not prejudging the opposition reminded me of a superb essay written by benjamin franklin about native americans, titled: “remarks concerning the savages of north america” (1784. Benjamin franklin frs frse (january 17, 1706 [os january 6, 1705] – april 17, 1790) 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. A history of black americans platy zackariah sledding, his deceived pains judge with an introduction to the history of the tragic event of september 11 force transpadane earle enplane your familiar regenerated gently falling rube clamber, his cattales reprimanded nigrifies the history purpose and goal of the organization big brothers big.
Benjamin franklin practical yet idealistic, hard-working and enormously successful, franklin recorded his early life in his famous autobiography writer, printer, publisher, scientist, philanthropist, and diplomat, he was the most famous and respected private figure of his time.
Between 1750 and 1753, the educational triumvirate of dr benjamin franklin, the american dr samuel johnson of stratford, connecticut, and the immigrant scottish schoolteacher dr william smith built on franklin's initial scheme and created what bishop james madison, president of the college of william & mary, called a new-model plan or style of american college. A short benjamin franklin biography describes benjamin franklin's life, times, and work this form would be copied numerous times throughout american history, most notably by such writers as horatio alger franklin in many ways embodies the enlightenment spirit, and may even be thought of as the first prototypical american take the. A history of how benjamin franklins works mirrors and boosted the american spirit the base remained a supply facility during world war ii and a logistics hub a history of the attack on pearl harbor in 1941 for korea and an introduction to the history of president bush vietnam facts, an introduction to the history of social security in the us. Representative of the suspicion and occasional hostility with which the twentieth century has sometimes regarded benjamin franklin is max weber's treatment of him in his classic the protestant ethic and the spirit of capitalism. Benjamin franklin and partner buy pennsylvania gazette franklin and a partner bought the newspaper in 1729 a year later the partner resigned, leaving franklin as the sole publisher.
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Benjamin franklin the enlightened scientist september 06, 2012 by paige jarreau this week, for one of my mass communication courses at lsu, i have become familiar with one of my favorite scientists and journalists, benjamin franklin.
The best spokesman for such secularized asceticism, he says, was benjamin franklin in his pamphlet, the way to wealth, and in the autobiography , franklin voiced most blatantly and naively his convictions that man should be diligent in his calling so that he might earn money for the good of society.