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The Life of Benjamin Franklin

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Language: English

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In his many careers as printer, moralist, essayist, civic leader, scientist, inventor, statesman, diplomat, and philosopher, Benjamin Franklin became for later generations of Americans both a spokesman, a model for the national character, and considered as a "Founding Father." When read in conjunction with Benjamin Franklin's biography, I felt tremendous personal connection to the text. Some of these powers achieved supra-regional empires, with the Spanish, French and English being the most obvious.

Pages: 492

Publisher: BiblioBazaar (December 10, 2009)

ISBN: 1117727661

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