The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin Topics for Discussion

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Discuss Benjamin Franklin's early relationship with his brother, James. How did they get along as adults?

What was Ben's first career goal, even before he worked for his brother, James?

What influence did reading have on Benjamin Franklin's life?

Was Benjamin Franklin always a good writer? What did he do to improve?

Why did Franklin write a public pamphlet for each of his new ideas and proposals?

Of inventor, writer, journalist, and political lobbyist, which do you believe was Ben Franklin's greatest influence on the world today? Explain.

Benjamin Franklin had approximately two years of formal education. Would you consider him an uneducated man? Why or why not?

Were Franklin's goals for virtuous living realistic? Did he stick to those goals at all times?

Discuss the importance of social networking as it applied to Franklin's accomplishments.

Discuss Franklin's involvement with electricity experimentation. How did...

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