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The Words and Wisdom of Ben Franklin
by R. Scott Frothingham


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.  Read more...

 
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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.


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  • ISBN-13: 9781482041156
  • ISBN-10: 1482041154
  • Publisher: Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • Publish Date: February 2013
  • Page Count: 64
  • Dimensions: 9.02 x 5.98 x 0.13 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.22 pounds


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