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Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin

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Benjamin Franklin

“The First American”
Left: Portrait of Benjamin Franklin by Jean-Baptiste Greuze, 1777 Left:Autograph of Benjamin Franklin Right: An illustration from Franklin’s scientific paper “On Water-spouts and Whirlwinds” New England CourantPennsylvania GazettePoor Richard’s Almanac

Public life
Left: This political cartoon by Franklin urged the colonies to join together during the French and Indian War (Seven Years’ war).

Above:

“The

Committee of Five present their work to the Congress” by John Trumbull

Above: To be portrayed on a US currency is a great honor for a person. Benjamin Franklin’s image on a hundred-dollar bill.

Oksana Pakholyuk

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