Mrs. Neville 4A Thomas Jefferson
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  • The Enlightenment Days of Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin Franklin
    Jace Smethurst 4a
  • Benjamin Franklin
  • Early Life
    Born In Boston on January 6th, 1706
    Youngest child out of 17 children
    Ben ended his school life at age 10
  • Writings
    Ben wrote secret letters for his brother’s newspaper.
    He also wrote Poor Richard's Almanack.
  • Place in the Enlightenment
    Ben was considered America’s most famous Enlightenment thinker.
    He was also one of the greatest inventors that changed the world today.
    Politics became more of an active interest for Ben in the 1750s.
    He also started the Pennsylvania academy and college, which is an art academy.
  • Most Interesting Fact
    The idea of Daylight Savings Time was an idea of Benjamin Franklin’s that he came up with in 1784.