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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is the author, narrator , and main character of his autobiography. He was a printer by trade, but a major contributor to the development of the United States. By hobby, Franklin was a writer, until his writing became so influential, he was called upon to write many important documents throughout his lifetime. Benjamin Franklin was an advocate for further learning. To contribute all his knowledge to others, he wrote public pamphlets on every thought and idea that came into his head. Franklin ran a newspaper, where he wrote more informational pieces. Additionally, he wrote a number of books. One book was an almanac of interesting facts and how-to's. Later in his life, he wrote a book on the experimentation of electricity.

Franklin was also someone who brought constant improvement to the new world. He started a public school system, a community fire department, a subscription library...

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