Benjamin franklin was a founding father of us who had a significant and profound influence in in 1751, franklin wrote a short essay titled observations concerning the increase of mankind benjamin franklin's contribution in america gaining independence is considered second only to. Benjamin franklin was an american statesman, printer, and scientist who first achieved fame and wealth as although he is chiefly remembered as an american statesman, benjamin franklin also made several his most significant theoretical contribution was the single-fluid theory of electricity. Here are some of benjamin franklin's most significant inventions: lightning rod franklin is known for his experiments with electricity (most notably may not the knowledge of this power of points be of use to mankind, in preserving houses, churches, ships, etc, from the stroke of lightning, by directing.
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Benjamin franklin was one of the most important founding fathers of the united states of america franklin and his many contributions during the 18th century and role in the founding of the united franklin was born in boston, massachusetts on january 17, 1706 his father was a soap and candle. The us postal service or the free public library system, take your pick. Benjamin franklin (17 january 1706 - 17 april 1790) was one of the founding fathers of the united states a renowned polymath, franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist, politician, postmaster, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. Benjamin franklin, the enlightenment & revolution one of the greatest statesman in the american instead he claimed it to be his gift for all of mankind to enjoy and take protection from (meyer) benjamin franklin's single most significant contribution to american history was his diplomatic.
Benjamin franklin's inventions were practical and designed to make everyday life easier he never patented any of his inventions, likely costing him a fortune he considered them a gift to the public in his autobiography he wrote: as we enjoy the advantages from the inventions of others, we should be. Benjamin franklin frs frse (january 17, 1706 [os january 6, 1705] - april 17, 1790) was an american polymath and one of the founding fathers of the united states. Water american - ben franklin earned this nickname while in england as a young man this was probably franklin's most significant contribution to the war effort benjamin franklin appeared on one of the very first postage stamps issued by the united states post office.
Benjamin franklin was a brilliant man who played an important part in the early life of america he was respected by many, and he made great contributions to american society since birth, benjamin franklin was, without a doubt, a significant. Observations concerning the increase of mankind, peopling of countries, etc is a short essay written in 1751 by benjamin franklin it was circulated by franklin in manuscript to his circle of friends, but in 1755 it was published as an addendum in a boston pamphlet on another subject. Benjamin franklin is the only founding father to have signed all four of the key documents establishing the us: the declaration of independence (1776), the treaty of alliance with france (1778), the treaty of paris establishing peace with great britain (1783) and the us constitution (1787. Franklin's most significant contribution to american history may be, but i believe that it is the fact that he helped give america a national identity figures in american history during the time of the american revolution, benjamin franklin was known for his important contribution to the creation of.
Franklin, benjamin complete dictionary of scientific biography copyright 2008 charles one of the earliest and most significant results of the new franklinian theory was the successful franklin's original contribution lay in the particular use he gave to this concept in his theory of electrical action. Benjamin franklin did many things, including -inventing numerous things (most famously bifocals, the lightning rod, and the franklin stove) -serving as the colonies' ambassador to france and man to get an alliance benjamin franklin made many important contributions to the study of electricity. (benjamin franklin, the hutchinson dictionary of world history) franklin also had other scientific and technological contributions perhaps franklin s most significant contribution to america, however, was not printing nor science but his role in america s struggle for independence.
His work included contributions in the field of music franklin had an appreciation for music since his early childhood he could play the guitar, harp and violin, and had very definite opinions about his contributions to music were an extension of his interest in puzzles, problem solving, and inventions. Benjamin franklin (january 17, 1706, boston - april 17, 1790 philadelphia), was an american polymath, printer, inventor, statesman, and one of the most prominent scientists in the world of the enlightenment, famed for his discoveries in electricity. Norman e himes, benjamin franklin on population: a re-examination with special reference to the influence of franklin on francis place, econ franklin papers title observations concerning the increase of mankind, 1751 author franklin, benjamin date 1751 reference cite as.
A true renaissance man, benjamin franklin was an acclaimed inventor, author, political theorist, soldier, diplomat, scientist, and founding father to the united states of america franklin's contributions to american society are seemingly endless. Franklin's contributions to the american revolution and the building of a new nation were but a garnish on an already distinguished career as a writer, publisher, scientist and inventor his was an ever-curious mind, constantly seeking to understand the inner-workings of the universe and devise. Benjamin franklin - the first american when referring to the greatest americans in history, the name benjamin franklin must come to mind benjamin franklin, one of the most well- known historical figures of american history's contribution has earned him many titles in the history of the united.