Benjamin Franklin

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Discipline:
Social Studies
Subject:
Politicians and Presidents
Grade:
4

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Benjamin Franklin

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1706

Benjamin was born

At 22 years old, Benjamin published his first paper, "Articles of Beliefs and Acts of Religion"In 1729, Benjamin wrote a paper on the need for paper money in the colonies.Not only was Benjamin a writer, but he was also appointed as the first Postmaster of Philadelphia.

In 1746, Benjamin began his first of many electrical experiments.In 1752, Benjamin Franklin conducted his famous kite experiment.

Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusetts to Josiah Franklin and Abiah Folger. Benjamin is one of ten children. Growing up, Benjamin fell in love with learning. Although he only attended school for 2 years, he went on to finish his education through reading and writing.At 11 years old, Benjamin created his first invention, a pair of fins to help him swim!

1729

Benjamin's first publication

1746

Benjamin's first experimentation

1776

1790

The Declaration of Independence

Benjamin Franklin's death

Ayja Culliver & Taylor Terry

Benjamin Franklin

SS4H4 The student will explain the causes, events, and results of the American RevolutionD. Describe key individuals in the American Revolution with emphasis on King George II, George Washington, Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, Benedict Arnold, Patrick Henry, and John Adams

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Benjamin was elected to the Continental Congress in 1775. Franklin assisted in editing the Declaration of Independence, which was signed in 1776

Benjamin died at the age of 84. He contributed to the founding of public schooling, the money system, religious institutions, the American government, and more-he will never be forgotten.

Fact: Benjamin Franklin invemted the bifocals in 1783

Fact:Franklin is on the $100 bill

Resources:http://www.ushistory.org/declaration/signers/franklin.htmhttp://www.history.com/news/9-things-you-may-not-know-about-the-declaration-of-independencehttp://www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/timeline.htmhttp://www.softschools.com/timelines/benjamin_franklin_timeline/18/

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