Benjamin Franklin CareerPoliticsTimelineBeliefsInventions 200 400 600 800 1000 Bonus Question: 5000 pts Sources
Career: 200 Question: These were Benjamin Franklin’s Careers. Answer What is a politician, writer, musician, scientist, and an inventor?
Career: 400 Question: This was the age of Benjamin Franklin when he first started working a printer. Answer What is 12 Years old? – He worked with his brother and than couldn’t agree with each other so Franklin went to Philadelphia.
Career: 600 Question: This is the first type of company that was ever to be created by Ben Franklin. Answer: What is an Insurance Company?
Career: 800 Question: They are the four departments in which Franklin created to help people in everyday life? Answer What is a fire station, a library, a hospital, and a police station?
Career: 1000 Question: The boy in the famous picture of Benjamin Franklin flying a kite. Answer: Who is the William Franklin?
Politics : 200 Question: This is the Founding Father who Franklin helped in writing the Declaration of Independence. Answer: Who is Thomas Jefferson?
Politics : 400 Question: These were the two documents that he helped write. Answer What is the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence?
Politics : 600 Question: This was Franklin’s position in the Pennsylvania state assembly. Answer What is a clerk?
Politics : 800 Question: This was the position was he elected to be shortly after the shots were fired at the battle of Lexington and Concord. Answer: What is delegate to the Second Continental Congress?
Politics : 1000 Question: This was the unsuccessful plan franklin created for the intercolonial government to coordinate colonial efforts during the French and Indian War. Answer: What is the Albany Plan?
Timeline: 200 Question: This was when and where Franklin was born. Answer: What is January 17, 1706 and Boston, Massachusetts?
Timeline: 400 Question: Franklin became this in 1786. Answer: What is Governor of Pennsylvania?
Timeline: 600 Question: This was the year he get married and had his first child? Answer: What is 1730?
Timeline: 800 Question: This was when Franklin died and the age he was when he when he died. Answer: What is April 17, 1990 and 84 years old?
Timeline: 1000 Question: This was when he preformed his kite experiment. Answer: What is a stormy June afternoon in 1752?
Beliefs : 200 Question: This was the religion he was raised by and Characterized by in the Library of Congress? Answer: What is Episcopalian?
Beliefs : 400 Question: This was what Franklin believed Independence was. Answer: What is inevitable?
Beliefs : 600 Question: This was what he believed God was. Answer: What is only one God and creator of all things that should be worshiped with adoration, prayed to, and to give thanks to?
Beliefs : 800 Question: This was the political party he was a member of. Answer: What is the Federalist Party?
Beliefs : 1000 Question: This was the group Franklin established of like-minded people who would strive towards improving themselves and their society. Answer: What is Junto?
Inventions: 200 Question: These were the type of glasses that were created by Franklin. Answer: What are bifocals? – Bifocals allowed someone to see both near and far.
Inventions: 400 Question: Franklin invented this to help people to swim faster in water? Answer: What are Swim Paddles?
Inventions: 600 Question: The invention he created to protect a building from damage due to a lightning strike. Answer: What is a Lightning Rod?
Inventions: 800 Question: This is the area Franklin Mapped. Answer: What is the Map for Gulf Stream?
Inventions: 1000 Question: These are four inventions invented by Franklin. Answer: What is the Franklin Stove, lightning rod, bifocals, and an odometer. – (answers will vary)
Bonus Question: 5000 pts. Question: These were Franklin’s “Thirteen Virtues” that he developed for his life. Answer: What is temperance, silence, order, resolution, frugality, industry, sincerity, justice, moderation, cleanliness, humility, Tranquility, and chastity?
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