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The Words and Wisdom of Ben Franklin

The Words and Wisdom of Ben Franklin

by Edward S. Ellis, R. Scott Frothingham
     
 
Did Ben Franklin really want the turkey instead of the eagle to be the symbol of America?

Why did he masquerade as a middle-aged widow?
'Did he speak out against slavery?

Did he invent Daylight Savings Time as a joke?

Get to know one the Founding Fathers of the United States a little better with "The Words & Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin", a fun and interesting

Overview

Did Ben Franklin really want the turkey instead of the eagle to be the symbol of America?

Why did he masquerade as a middle-aged widow?
'Did he speak out against slavery?

Did he invent Daylight Savings Time as a joke?

Get to know one the Founding Fathers of the United States a little better with "The Words & Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin", a fun and interesting compilation of Franklin's own words.

If you are interested in finding out a little more about the person behind the great man, but don't want to make it a scholarly effort of digging through the archives, then you will find this an engaging and enlightening little book. From selected speeches to personal letters to essays to a selection of "quotable quotes", you'll get a deeper and more personal understanding of this fascinating figure and his place in history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781482041156
Publisher:
CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date:
02/02/2013
Pages:
64
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.13(d)

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