Life of Benjamin Franklin:
A short Introduction
Born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the 10th son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Josiah was a Christian man, so he wanted Benjamin to be a Clergyman. Unfortunately, Josiah was also very poor and wasn't able to afford his education up to a certain point. But lack of formal education did not stop Benjamin from pursuing his dream. Instead, he followed his love of reading and older Brother into the Printing Business. And so began the end of one of the most influential people in the United States of America's history.
Benjamin Franklin grew up to be a political philosopher, inventor, and founding father. There are many things that people do not know about Benjamin Franklin and this website will provide you a short introduction to his life. In all, Benjamin Franklin wore many hats throughout his life and all of these hats greatly influenced the Formation of the United states of America. Even though he died April 17, 1790, as we live out many of his dreams today.