DK Biography: Benjamin Franklin

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2007-12-17
  • Publisher: DK Publishing, Inc.
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Benjamin Franklin felt stifled at his brother's Boston print shop, so he ran away to seek his fortune in Philadelphia. Before long, he'd become one of the most famous people in the American colonies-a respected author, publisher, philosopher, scientist, and diplomat. Find out about the amazing accomplishments of this candlemaker's son, from his experiments with electricity to his contributions to the Constitution of the United States.

Table of Contents

A Boyhood in Bostonp. 6
The Young Apprenticep. 14
Journeyman Printerp. 24
Getting Down to Businessp. 34
Ideas and Inventionsp. 48
Inspired Impulsesp. 56
Going Abroadp. 66
Back to Englandp. 74
Fighting a Warp. 86
The Toast of Parisp. 98
Home at Lastp. 108
Final Years and Legacyp. 118
Timelinep. 122
Bibliographyp. 124
For Further Studyp. 125
Indexp. 126
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