Benjamin Franklin was an early pioneer in self improvement and self awareness because he had the courage and humility to look at himself in a different perspective, to find flaws and make an attempt to correct them through his scheme for moral perfection. Franklin succeeded in applying his scheme for moral perfection and this is evident because his achievements, accomplishments as well as reputation as a whole are still being held in high regard among people all over the world, even today. It seems Benjamin Franklin's legacy is still influencing generations of Americans as we continue to learn about his life, inventions, and decisions he made as an early American politician. Benjamin Franklin was a great American who strived to improve himself and the world around him and as a result his life continues to inspire people all around the globe who seek moral
Many of you are taught all about the Founding Fathers and how America got it’s Independence. I’m positive you’ve all heard about the famous Founding Father, Benjamin Franklin, and about all his contributions to history. He has contributed to the draft of the Declaration of Independence, but that wasn’t the only important contribution he made. He bought a famous paper, the Pennsylvania Gazette, proved the electrical nature of lighting with a kite, and many other things were done by Benjamin. You were probably not told too much about Franklin’s other accomplishments.
Benjamin Franklin: The Inventor of the American Dream Benjamin Franklin was one of the founding fathers of the United States. He was a brilliant and a creative man. He was experienced in many different fields. For example, he was an important diplomat, a talented inventor, and a famous author after publishing his own autobiography. In general, he was a polymath who had an important role in the early life of America.
There are countless reasons saying immigrants benefit America, Ryan McCready states “The main reason immigrants are so good for America is their ability to create new things not only jobs but inventions as well. Immigrants are involved in the making of inventions that help humanity, 76% of patent have an immigrant involved in the invention; In 2016 there were 6 American Nobel prize winners all of them were born outside of this
Christopher Columbus contributed a lot the early American. He is quite famous than most of the other explorers and besides that, it is said that he was a very religious man. This Italian explorer has traveled widely in the world including in Africa and has been credited for opening up America to European colonization. Jacques Carter, on the other hand, was a French explorer who was born in saint-Malo in
“Without continual growth and progress, such words as improvement, achievement, and success have no meaning,” thus coming from a man who has learned the meaning of hard work, Benjamin Franklin has worked hard for his well known reputation. Benjamin shows a great deal of intellect through his many well known inventions. His inventions such as the lighting rod is his most famous one, and is still used today. He also shows leadership through how he uses his inventions and intellect. Like when he used is intellect when he helped plan strategies for the American Revolution.
In conclusion, Nikola Tesla was very influential in life. He had a great skill to work alone, he was a big part of life and making electricity more able to handle, and he was great and successful being able to handle electricity and the obstacles life gave him. If you knew about the struggles of handling electricity or even starting it at that early age of America and know Thomas Edison’s impact, then you would know and feel how important Nikola Tesla really
Raising these animals and growing new crops provided much more food than before. So, as you have read, the exploration and colonization of the America’s had many effects on the Native American’s that had already been living there. Whether it was a change to something of their culture, such as religion or the number of their population, the consequences of the Europeans actions has lingered over time, and much of it is still noticeable
Even though they were both men from above and made their ways up, Franklin’s way up was much tougher than Benjamin’s. Furthermore, during Benjamin Franklin lifetime first president had always someone to help him out. Douglass used education to get out from the mud where he was born in and Benjamin got educated to become successful. Taking everything into consideration, both Benjamin Franklin and Frederick Douglass are self-made men. They outlived hard times and literally went out of the mud.
Arguably one of the most beloved founding fathers, Benjamin Franklin has been an exceptional example of a man pursuing and living the American Dream. Today we have an immense amount primary sources that illuminate the life of Franklin and his ventures including entire volumes of correspondences with a broad spectrum of people and countless articles and pamphlets authored by himself. While these documents provide inclusive information concerning his service to his country, sciences, and other attributable accomplishments, they also paint a picture of a promiscuous man, who undoubtedly reveled in the company of many different companions. And like many white American and white Europeans during the period, he owned slaves for most of his adult
Benjamin Franklin played many roles rather than just being the president. He was well known in the eighteenth century, especially in the western world of the eighteenth century. At the time Benjamin Franklin was the center for everyone and there is no doubt he was a piviotal part of many people’s lives. Benjamin Franklin lived in heart’s of many for many reasons in particularly for his hard work in gaining independence for the United States. Franklin also had a hand in establishing the U.S. as a nation.
During the 1800 many individuals shaped what we call today the American society and culture. Many settlers’ didn’t know how impactful this would affect in today’s society. Some of the greatest example that changed America was Roger Williams, Alexander Hamilton, Nathanael Greene, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, James Madison, John Rolfe, William Penn, Benjamin Franklin, and least but not last Thomas Paine. They became well recognized during the 1800 due to their major judgments such as religious issues, politically, economically, and founding new lands in America. In addition, they also left a legacy for many founded colonies in the United States.
Until the mid-seventeenth century, most of the Americans lived on the east coast, while Native Americans dwelled in the central North America and over west towards California. A majority of Americans believed that being white gave them the divine right to own and civilize the rest of the continent. They treated people of color like they were objects interfering with their land. The justification for their western expansion was coined as manifest destiny, and was bucked up from the United States ' constant feats. Though manifest destiny is known for its racial motivations and "pride" in the Americans ' country, it was made up by an economic core and the Americans were ready to sprawl through the regions.
This chapter covered a lot of information and lots of history in comparison to the other chapters thus far. The background of the Oneida Community was proportionally more of a biography on John Humphrey Noyes, the founder of the group and his beliefs. He had an interesting history including getting his license to be a preacher taken away, but he was a proud man and didn’t not lose confidence in himself. After this happened in his life the Putney Perfectionism Association begin. His ideas were radical and communist in nature, but his community found itself growing and quickly developed into a success after certain members were accepted.
The United States has had very many heros that served as our presient. Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and George Washington are all heros and were a very important part of our society. They all did everything they could do to make this world a better place, yet they all had their differences in going about doing it. But i will have to say that the strongest president was Thomas Jefferson. Thomas was one of the smartest men to live and not only was he very smart but he had a desire to constantly learn new things.