He wrote secretly, using the name“Silence Dogood”, slipped his storiesunder the door of his brothers printshop.
BENJAMIN AS AUTHOR AND EDUCATOR
The Pennsylvania Gazette HIS OWN NEWSPAPER 1729
POOR RICHARD’S ALMANACKHis first publishedwas Poor Richard’sAlmanack in 1732,under pseudonymRichard Saunders.A guide to bothweather forecastsand wise maxims.
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN AS AMBASSADOR Franklin went to France in 1776 to gain French aid against Great Britain.
BENJAMIN AS POLITICIAN• He was elected to the Pennsylvania Assembly in 1751.• He helped draft and signed the Declaration of Independence.
DECLARATION OF INDEPENDENCE
BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ASINVENTOR AND SCIENTIST
INVENTIONS• BIFOCALS• CATHETER• FRANKLIN STOVE• GLASS ARMONICA• LIGHTNING ROD• ODOMETER
INVENTIONSGLASS ARMONICA FRANKLIN STOVE
INVENTIONS LIGHTNING RODDAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME
DISCOVERIES ELECTRICITYHe was a pioneer in the study ofelectricity and world-renowned for hiscontributions.
FROM POOR RICHARD’S ALMANACK"Fish & Visitors stink in 3 days.""The rotten Apple spoils his Companion.""He that speaks much, is much mistaken.""Creditors have better memories thandebtors.""He that scatters Thorns, let him not gobarefoot.""God heals, and the Doctor takes the Fees.""Well done is better than well said.""There are three faithful friends, an oldwife, an old dog, and ready money."
ACTUAL INFORMATION$100 BILL Benjamin, Franklin, Monument Washington, CC
Benjamin Franklin StatueUniversity ofPennsylvaniaBen: Reading abook.
Benjamin Franklin’s graveTomb of BenjaminFranklin & his wifeDeborah Franklin,Christ ChurchBurial Ground,Philadelphia
REFERENTIAL QUOTES"Energy and persistence conquer all things..""Admiration is the daughter of ignorance”. “A penny saved is a penny earned”
BIBLIOGRAPHYQuick Biography of Benjamin Franklin.www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/index.htmBenjamin Franklin Biography - Facts, Birthday, Life Story –Biography www.biography.com/.../benjamin-franklin-9301234http://www.poetry-archive.com/f/franklin_benjamin.html