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1 Benjamin Franklin. By: Christian kelsey

2 Born. Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's mother was Abiah Folger.

3 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.

4 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

5 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

6 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.

7 More info. Benjamin Franklin was also an inventor and scientist. Bens lightning rod.

8 Sites. biography.php biography.php


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