Presentation on theme: "Benjamin Franklin. By: Christian kelsey. Born. Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's."— Presentation transcript:
Born. Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's mother was Abiah Folger.
When he started. he would write letters at night and sign them with a name of a fictional widow named “silence dogwood” for his brothers newspaper.
he went to work for his step-brother James Benjamin secretly contributed 14 essays to his half-brothers paper called The New England Courant. And worked on his own newspaper called The Pennsylvania Gazette. Short biography of Benjamin franklins time as a journalist
Some of Benjamin Franklins great achievements as a journalist. The New-England Courant 1721–1726, Published by James and Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin, Letters from “Martha Careful” and “Caelia Shortface” to The American Weekly Mercury
In memory of Franklin. Benjamin Franklin was remembered for writing the declaration of independence along with Thomas Jefferson, john Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston.
More info. Benjamin Franklin was also an inventor and scientist. Bens lightning rod.