Benjamin Franklin: The Protypical American Society

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Benjamin Franklin is known by many for his work with modern day electrical technologies. He worked with lightbulbs, conductors, batteries, and invented many other objects we still use to this day. However, Benjamin Franklin was not always the successful inventor everybody knows him as today. He started out from a working-class family, and through backbreaking work in addition to stark diligence he raised his stature to the powerful figure we distinguish him as today. It is because of this mindset and his climb to success that Benjamin Franklin is the prototypical American. The American society differed greatly from the European society many visitors were used too. For example, “European consisted of great lords possess everything and a herd
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