Benjamin Franklin. By: Christian kelsey. Born. Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's.

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<ul><li>Slide 1</li></ul> <p>Benjamin Franklin. By: Christian kelsey Slide 2 Born. Franklin was born in Boston on January 17, 1706. He was the tenth son of soap maker, Josiah Franklin. Benjamin's mother was Abiah Folger. Slide 3 When he started. he would write letters at night and sign them with a name of a fictional widow named silence dogwood for his brothers newspaper. Slide 4 he went to work for his step-brother James Benjamin secretly contributed 14 essays to his half-brothers paper called The New England Courant. And worked on his own newspaper called The Pennsylvania Gazette. Short biography of Benjamin franklins time as a journalist Slide 5 Some of Benjamin Franklins great achievements as a journalist. The New-England Courant 17211726, Published by James and Benjamin Franklin. Benjamin Franklin, Letters from Martha Careful and Caelia Shortface to The American Weekly Mercury Slide 6 In memory of Franklin. Benjamin Franklin was remembered for writing the declaration of independence along with Thomas Jefferson, john Adams, Roger Sherman, and Robert Livingston. Slide 7 More info. Benjamin Franklin was also an inventor and scientist. Bens lightning rod. Slide 8 Sites. http://www.ushistory.org/franklin/info/ http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/biographies/benjamin-franklin/a-short- biography.php http://www.let.rug.nl/usa/biographies/benjamin-franklin/a-short- biography.php http://www.librarycompany.org/bfwriter/writer.htm Http://www.google.com/benjamin_franklin/ </p>

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