He is mostly known for creating a wooden clock that ran every hour for over forty years, helping survey our nation’s capital, his widely read almanacs, and his letters to Thomas Jefferson. 4. For what audience was the document written? The intended audience for this document was Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Jefferson was a prominent figure during this time in American History and Benjamin Banneker felt he was the best person to respectfully address his concerns to.
Three characters traits that John Smith and Benjamin Franklin both shared were they both were authors, served as a member on council, and wealthy. Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston 1706. During his life Benjamin wrote sereval books. ‘’Throughout his long, illustrious life, Franklin wrote scores of works, all revealing him as a child of his age.” Page 94 Mr. Franklin also completed being a successful member on council. “…Franklin returned to the United States, where he served as President of the executive council of Pennsylvania.
Benjamin Franklin is most well-known for his episode with a lightning bolt, although in reality, he should be known for his aid in the forming of America’s foundation. At the age of fifteen he, along with his brothers, started The New England Courant, a newspaper in the Boston area. With their success rapidly growing, Benjamin decided he was no longer needed and sought to create his own printing press. An additional press was not needed in Boston, so Franklin took his few belongings and traveled up the river to Philadelphia. Here he made acquaintances with influential men, purchased the Pennsylvania Gazette, was elected into the Second Continental Congress, accepted the job of Postmaster General, and became the first U.S Ambassador to France.
Kevin Hu Mrs. Baylis 2 September 2014 Benjamin Franklin by Walter Isaacson “Franklin was a great genius, original, sagacious, and inventive, capable of discoveries in science no less than of improvements in the fine arts and the mechanical arts….His reputation was more universal than that of Leibnitz or Newton, Frederick or Voltaire.” These were the words how Founding Father of America, John Adams, described Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin, as one of the greatest men in history, devoted himself to his nation. Although, he was never a president, Franklin contributed more than a president could do for America. He kept looking for a way to inspire people and eventually make America as one of the strongest countries in the world. In Walter
The Impact of C.S. Lewis on American culture. “True humility is not thinking less of yourself, it 's thinking of yourself less” (C.S. Lewis) Clive Staples Lewis was a great writer who impacted many lives by his books. Lewis lived from 1898 to 1963 in Oxford.
James said “Reading my father’s letter made the flag raising photo somehow come alive in my imagination”. James Bradley did a lot of researches and gathered too many information which he qualified to write the book and his book is being New York Times bestsellers. First of all, the author started telling who the flag raisers are. His own father John Bradley, Rene Gagnon, Harlon
Thomas Jefferson, the founder of the University of Virginia, the author of the Declaration of Independence, the third president, and the statue of Virginia for religious freedom, was born on April 13 1743. Thomas began learning formal education at a young age. Later on he practiced law, and he went on to write one of the most greatest documents ever, the declaration of independence. As a child Thomas Jefferson’s father was very smart so he was able to get an education. At age 9 he already started formal education and learned Greek and Latin.
Famed Author Honored in Greenwich Village James Baldwin died in 1987, but another plaque in his honor was just placed in New York 's Greenwich Village. He already had two other notable plaques in the city. This one was placed at 81 Horatio Street where much of his work "Another Country" was penned. According to The Network Journal, the bronze plaque, about 14 x14 inches, was placed by Greenwich Village Society for Historical Preservation with generous support by the Two Boots Foundation. The ceremony was attended by many notables including photographer and writer Fran Leibowitz and Trevor Baldwin, the writer’s nephew.
Henry Adams (1838-1918), American author, historian, and critic is most famous for his memoir The Education of Henry Adams (1918) which he was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for in 1919. Henry Brooks Adams was born on 16 February 1838 in Boston, Massachusetts. His parents were Charles Francis Adams (1807-1886), diplomat and writer, and Abigail Brown Brooks (1808-1889). Being the great-grandson of the second American President John Adams, and the grandson of the sixth President John Quincy Adams provided for a certain number of advantages in young Henry 's life. He spent much time in the summers at his grandfather 's home, and was surrounded by culture and wealth.
For my first a paragraph I 'm writing about John Steinbeck. He was born a 2/27/1902 and past away on 12/20/1968. The first book he ever made was Cup of Gold in 1929. The reason why John Steinbeck was so important because he won a Pulitzer Prize in 1940 and a Nobel prize September 14th 1964 for the books he wrote. Some of the books he wrote were Grapes of Wrath, Tortilla Flats, and Of Mice and Men.