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General Benjamin Franklin

J. Bennett Nolan

General Benjamin Franklin

the military career of a philosopher

by J. Bennett Nolan

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Published by University of Pennsylvania press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Franklin, Benjamin, -- 1706-1790,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763,
  • Pennsylvania -- History -- Colonial period

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 99-101.

    Statementby J. Bennett Nolan.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvi, 101 p.
    Number of Pages101
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23373788M

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quotes from Benjamin Franklin: 'Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.', 'Three may keep a secret, if two of them are dead.', and 'They who can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety.'.

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Thayer, Original from: the University of Michigan. Support the author by purchasing the book here: Watch, listen and read along to learn about one of the most amazing Founding Fathers of. Benjamin Franklin has books on Goodreads with ratings.

Benjamin Franklin’s most popular book is The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin. Looking for books by Benjamin Franklin. See all books authored by Benjamin Franklin, including The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin, and The Autobiography and Other Writings on Politics, Economics, and Virtue, and more on   Benjamin Franklin was a printer, publisher, author, inventor, scientist, and diplomat.

One of the foremost of the Founding Fathers, he helped draft the Declaration of Independence and was one of its signers, he represented the United States in France during the American Revolution, and he was a delegate to the Constitutional Convention.

Read an Excerpt. Chapter One: Benjamin Franklin and the Invention of America His arrival in Philadelphia is one of the most famous scenes in autobiographical literature: the bedraggled year-old runaway, cheeky yet with a pretense of humility, straggling off the boat and buying three puffy rolls as he wanders up Market Street/5().

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The NOOK Book (eBook) of the How Soldiers Were Made: The Civil War as I Saw It (Expanded, Annotated) by Brigadier General Benjamin Franklin Scribner at. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed. Thank you for your patience. Benjamin Franklin (Janu – Ap ) was an American statesman and scientist.

He has also been known as "the First American". He was a very important person in the American Revolution and helped make the Thirteen Colonies one nation. As a leader of the Enlightenment, he influenced European even was the first thing many Europeans associated with America at the ted by: Continental Congress.

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The book really focuses (as the title suggests) on Franklin as the American, and how he shaped that definition. The book is pro-Franklin but still manages to discuss his faults/shortcomings. Looking forward to reading about Adams and the other "Founding Fathers".

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