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Benjamin Franklin Biography - Founding Father - American History
Here is an biography of Benjamin Franklin. His life as a scientist, writer, politician, elder statesmen, and diplomat was hugely significant in the history of America.
Benjamin Franklin: An American Inventor - Inventors - About.com
Benjamin Franklin was born on January 17, 1706 in Boston, Massachusetts. His accomplishments as a scientist, publisher and statesman are particularly ...
Inventions and Achievements of Benjamin Franklin
Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod - iron furnace stove - bifocal glasses and odometer - sp Ben Franklin.
Benjamin Franklin Quotes - Inventors - About.com
Famous American statesman, scientist, and inventor, Benjamin Franklin was also famous for his many proverbs.
Benjamin Franklin's Experiments With The Lightning Rod - Inventors
In 1752, Benjamin Franklin conducted his famous kite flying experiments and proved that lightning is electricity. During the 1700s lightning was a major cause of ...
Benjamin Franklin Invented Bifocals Glasses - Inventors - About.com
Ben Franklin developed bifocal glasses for reading near and far. ... The Inventions and Scientific Achievements of Benjamin Franklin. By Mary Bellis · Inventors ...
Benjamin Franklin and Electricity (The Kite Experiment) - Inventors
Benjamin Franklin studied many different branches of science. He studied smoky chimneys; he invented bifocal spectacles ; he studied the effect of oil upon ...
Benjamin Franklin, Earth Scientist - Geology - About.com
Benjamin Franklin (1706–1790) is best known as a statesman, inventor and writer, but he was no slouch as an Earth scientist, too. In Franklin's day there was no ...
Benjamin Franklin Biography - Classic Literature - About.com
Benjamin Franklin (1706-1790) once wrote, "If you would not be forgotten as soon as you are dead & rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth ...
Map of The Gulf Stream - Inventors - About.com
Ben Franklin always wondered why sailing from America to Europe took less time than going ... The Inventions and Scientific Achievements of Benjamin Franklin.
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