Benjamin Franklin: Scientist and Statesman

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A biography profiling the life of Benjamin Franklin and his leadership as a politician, scientist, inventor, and printer. Includes source notes and timeline.
 

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Contents

BENJAMIN FRANKLINS RETURN
9
LIFE ON His Own
29
MAN OF SCIENCE
55
A NEW NATION
73
THE FINAL YEARS
87
LIFE AT A GLANCE
102
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Page 111 - Franklin, as president of the "Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery," etc., issued the following letter: — "AN ADDRESS TO THE PUBLIC. " From the Pennsylvania Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery, and the Relief of Free Negroes unla-wfully held in Bondage.

About the author (2005)

Brenda Haugen started in the newspaper business and had a career as an award-winning journalist before finding her niche as an author. Since then, she has written more than 50 books and edited hundreds more, most of them for children. A graduate of the University of North Dakota in Grand Forks, Brenda lives in North Dakota with her dog, Alice, who chose Brenda when she went to the Humane Society thinking she was there to adopt another dog.

Andrew Santella writes for magazines and newspapers, including GQ and the New York Times Book Review. He is the author of a number of books for young readers. He lives outside Chicago with his wife and son.

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