Benjamin did not only print the Pennsylvania Gazette he also contributed pieces under various aliases. The Pennsylvania Gazette soon became the most popular newspaper in all the colonies and printed the first political cartoon made by Benjamin himself. During the 1720’s and 30’s Benjamin Franklin was very social organizing Junto and joining the Masons. Franklin, in 1733, began publishing poor Richards’ almanac and many of his now famous quotes came from his alias Richard Saunders, such as "A penny saved is a penny earned" actually came from the almanac. Paragraph two- Inventions [Not Finished] The later in his life Benjamin was the more he tried to fix fundamental flaws in society.
“Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing – Benjamin Franklin.” When Benjamin Franklin created the fictional character, Silence Dogood, he achieved both of these things outlined in this quote. The Silence Dogood Letters were both something worth reading and worth writing about. They were a popular phenomenon when they were first written and they still prove to be an important part of our U.S. history to this day. Silence Dogood was first created so that Ben could get his writing in his brother’s newspaper, The New England Courant. Each letter—the first one printed on April 2, 1722—was about random events taking place in Silence Dogood’s life.
The man on the $100 dollar bill is there for a reason….Benjamin Franklin is known as the founding fathers who planned the declaration of independence and the constitution of the U.S. He was born on January 17, 1706 Boston , Massachusetts. Franklin did lots of things during his lifetime he was a printer , writer , scientist , inventor , statesman ,civic leader and a diplomat . Therefore since Franklin was a writer he had several famous quotes he 1st quote ‘’There was never a bad war or a bad peace ‘’ and ‘’Three may keep a secret if two of them are dead ‘’.Benjamin loved to read at a young age he borrowed books from the library later on he published 14 letters to his brothers new paper New England Courant. His writing career went great He later
At the time Melville began to draft Moby-Dick he moved to a house in Massachusetts near Hawthorne (“Moby Dick”). Within their first encounter both men instantly bonded (Levine 66). Their quick friendship led to a delay in writing Moby-Dick. “His delay in submitting it was caused less by his early-morning chores as a farmer than by his explorations into the unsuspected vistas opened for him by Hawthorne. Their relationship reanimated Melville’s creative energies” (Maxwell).
For the past two hundred years, Benjamin Franklin has been regarded as one of the most renowned Founding Fathers of the United States, and someone who brought the “American Dream” and its values to life. Since then, countless swarms of immigrants travel from their homes to come to this county, all for its ideals and opportunities. Despite the political state of the nation and the continuous controversy, people continue to risk their livelihoods to come to America, believing in the values that the founders brought with them from England. Although many men and women sought after and morphed what people now know as the American dream, only a select few initiated it, one of these people being Benjamin Franklin. When he begins the writings to his
Further, Nick was explaining his family’s lineage when he stated, “The actual founder of my line was my grandfather’s brother who came here in fifty-one, sent a substitute to the Civil War and started the wholesale hardware business that my father carries on today” (Fitzgerald 7). Nick was explaining how this portion of the lineage has more prominence than others because they truly achieved the American dream; they had obtained their wealth and respectability through hard work and determination, not through inheritance. It’s only in America where
“When James refused to publish any of his brother’s writing, 16-year-old Ben adopted the pseudonym Mrs. Silence Dogood, and “her” 14 imaginative and witty letters delighted readers of his brother’s newspaper, The New England Courant.” His brother James quickly grew very angry. Benjamin illegally left boston in 1723 and escaped to new york before settling in philadelphia in which will later become ben's home for the rest of his life yet to come. In 1724 young Benjamin left for london. One thing I found really interesting about Benjamin Franklin was is, when he was in london is that, Benjamin Franklin who was a self taught swimmer crafted his own wooden flippers.
In the article “Christopher Columbus: Here or Villain” written by B. Myint starts his article by correcting a common false facts about Christopher Columbus. Also Myint mansions the great success of a man with 41 years old that his journey changed the world. The author claims that in the 15 century was a widespread believe among the educated Europeans that the earth is rounded. The writer mansions the deal between the Spanish Royal family and Christopher, which he must agree on a necessary terms to fund his trip. According to the author Christopher Columbus enslaved the native Americans right after they peacefully and generously welcomed him and his crew.
Martin’s grandfather started the chain of being pastors. King was very smart and hard-working and he graduated at the age of fifteen and went on to Boston college.After his early life he married Coretta Scott and they had two sons and two daughters. Martin also become pastor at the church his father had been at. At this point King had been helping to break the bus segregation laws. Worst came to worst and King’s house was bombed but than he had risen to the unspoken leader of the civil rights movement.
Paul Revere was the one who started the midnight ride and it spread quickly throughout the world. He was very brave to do that knowing that he was going to start something. Also he pretty much started from nothing and he wanted to make a difference so he did that. Two of the sources used were “Excerpts from the Letter from Paul Revere to Jeremy Belknap, circa 1798” and The Tipping Point book. Paul Revere connects to the book The Tipping Point because he showed traits of a connector and salesmen in his midnight ride and how he spreads the word that the British are coming throughout his village.
Benjamin Franklin did a great many things He invented he was a leading author printed newspapers made a number of discoveries and much more. When he was a scientist he invented things like the lightning rod, bifocals, the Franklin Stove and more. But those were the most popular things he invented He Became a newspaper writer and editor and was the 6th president of Pennsylvania. He started many civic organizations such as Philadelphia’s fire department and The University of Pennsylvania. He earned the tidal “The First American” and was promoted post-master general for British colonies in 1753 and more.
Sometime in the year of 1485 Thomas Cromwell is born in Putney, London, where his family ran a fortunate brewery. “Thomas’s father was a [factotum], he works as a fuller, a blacksmith, a brewer and a tavern owner”. However Cromwell and his father did not have a perfect relationship. At the age of 15, Crowell sick of his dads temper runs away from home to seek his new fortune. Years later Cromwell was first spotted at the battle of Garigliano, near Naples, where the French army suffered a massive triumph at the hands of the Spanish.
With the outbreak of hostilities, Revere turned industrialist and constructed a much-needed powder mill to supply colonial arms. In 1776, he was put in command of Boston Harbor’s principal defense at Castle William, but his war record as a lieutenant colonel was largely undistinguished. He resumed his stride as a successful industrialist after the war, however, and set up a rolling mill for the manufacture of sheet copper at Canton, Massachusetts. From this factory came sheathing for many U.S. ships, including the USS Constitution, and the dome of the Massachusetts statehouse. Even after his military and political career ended he continued to discuss the issues of the day, and in 1814 he circulated a petition offering the government the services of Boston’s artisans in protecting Boston during the War of 1812.
George soon lost interest in the shop and became a contributor to the “New York Albion”, which was the weekly paper for the British emigrant community. He later stopped working for the Albion and made a new paper called the “Globe”. He was the son of Peter Brown and Isabella Mackenzie. He was very close to his father. He was a believer in civil and religious liberty.