Ben Franklin the diplomat (Part 4 of the Biography)

Ben Franklin was a man of prolific talent. Beyond his inventions and scientific inquiry he sought to be an active member of his community and involved in shaping the future of his home. Starting in his youth with his persona Silence Dogood he commented and reflected upon life in the American colonies and the changes […]

The inspiring Life of Benjamin Franklin Part 3

Politics is a game of chess Beyond his accomplishments in science Benjamin Franklin had a keen mind for creating. Not only instruments based on his scientific studies, but also institutions. This talent would make him an even more prominent figure among his contemporaries and solidify his role as one of the key minds of the […]

The inspiring Life of Benjamin Franklin Part 2

Ben Franklin’s success really grew with his publication Poor Richard’s Almanack. The book full of witticisms and advice, both original and borrowed, was so popular that he soon had time to branch out to other ventures. He continued to publish, producing early American magazines and other essays. Throughout his life he would often sign his […]

The achievements, inventions and life of Ben Franklin – Part 1

Boston, Massachusetts has seen its fair share of famous Americans going back to the beginning of the nation. As one of the flashpoints of the American Revolution, there are several recognizable names. One of the most famous may be John Adams, second president of the United States and Founding Father. However, there was another famous […]