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Benjamin Franklin - Founding Father of All Trades (Biography)

ISBN13: 9781599860558
ISBN: 1599860554
Binding: Paperback
List Price: $9.99
Publisher: Biographiq
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Pages: 84

Benjamin Franklin - Founding Father of All Trades is the biography of Benjamin Franklin, one of the most important and influential Founding Fathers of the United States of America. A noted polymath, Franklin was a leading author and printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman and diplomat. As a scientist he was a major figure in the Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. He invented the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin stove, a carriage odometer, and a musical instrument. He formed both the first public lending library and fire department in America. He was an early proponent of colonial unity and as a political writer and activist he, more than anyone, invented the idea of an American nation and as a diplomat during the American Revolution, he secured the French alliance that helped to make independence possible. Benjamin Franklin - Founding Father of All Trades is highly recommended for those interested in the history and story of this important American Founding Father.