Newt’s World – Episode 176: 5 Days of Christmas Immortals – Benjamin Franklin

Printer, Philosopher, Scientist, Writer, Politician, Inventor, Postmaster, Soldier, Diplomat, American. This is Ben Franklin. Part of the Immortals leadership series.

 


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Timeline of Franklin’s Life

Franklin’s Inventions

VIDEOS

 

 

 

 

 

 

BOOKS

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin: The Life of a Printer, Scientist, and Revolutionary

Young Benjamin Franklin: The Birth of Ingenuity

FRANKLIN’S WRITINGS

The Autobiography Of Benjamin Franklin

Book Of Virtues

The Way To Wealth

Poor Richard’s Almanack

Paperback

How Benjamin Franklin’s Almanac Appealed to the Common Man

Poor Richard’s Expressions

“Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.”

“A friend in need is a friend indeed!”

“Fish and Visitors stink in 3 days.”

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FAMILY

Marriage and Children

Deborah Read Franklin

Polley Stevenson

William Franklin: Son of a Patriot, Servant of a King

Francis Folger Franklin

Sarah Franklin Bache

LIFE IN THE COLONIES

Benjamin Franklin Is Born In Boston, Jan. 17, 1706

Silence Dogood

The Printer: Franklin Court Printing Office

Pennsylvania Gazette

How Ben Franklin’s Viral Political Cartoon United the 13 Colonies

Pennsylvania House of Representatives

AGENT TO LONDON

The Benjamin Franklin House: 36 Craven Street, London

Benjamin Franklin in London

How Alexander Wedderburn Cost England America

 

FOUNDING FATHER

Benjamin Franklin and the Declaration of Independence

Join, Or Die: America’s First Political Cartoon

Franklin: Founding Father

Benjamin Franklin’s Speech at the Constitutional Convention

Benjamin Franklin, First Postmaster General

SERVICE IN EUROPE

Minister to Sweden: The Swedish-American Treaty of Amity and Commerce, April 3, 1783

America’s first rock star: Benjamin Franklin in France

Treaty of Alliance with France, February 6, 1778

Negotiating the Treaty of Paris, 1783

LATER YEARS

Later Years and Death

Benjamin Franklin Dies in Philadelphia

MUSEUMS AND ORGANIZATIONS

Franklin Institute

Benjamin Franklin Museum, Philadelphia

Benjamin Franklin House, London

Benjamin Franklin Historical Society