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When one thinks of Benjamin Franklin it is difficult to think of him outside the political spectrum. One of the founding fathers of the United States, he contributed much to the Americas in a variety of ways. What some people may not know is that Franklin was more than just a diplomat; he was an author and […]

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Ben Franklin spreads the news

Posted by: | September 12, 2011 | 1 Comment |

In an expanding colony, news is crucial for further growth and expansion. The Pennsylvania Gazette, one of the most popular sources of news in the the 1700s, provided readers with  thanks in part to the genius and gumption of Benjamin Franklin. Franklin, a true Renaissance man in every sense of the word, would take a […]

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