The Unique Ben Franklin

  • Birth

    Ben Franklin was born on January 17th in Boston, Massachusetts.
  • Printer

    He leaves home to learn how to be a printer.
  • Pennsylvania Gazette

    Pennsylvania Gazette
    Ben buys the Pennsylvania Gazette Newspaper.
  • Married

    When Ben was 24 years old he married Deborah Read.
  • Starts Publishing

    Starts Publishing
    Ben begins publishing Poor Richard's Almanac.
  • General Assembly

    General Assembly
    He works as a member of the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
  • Lightning is Electricity

    Lightning is Electricity
    Proves lightning is electricity while flying a kite with a metal key during a thunderstorm.
  • Declaration of Independence

    Declaration of Independence
    Ben helps to write the Declaration of Independance.
  • Ben in France

    Ben in France
    Ben Franklin represents the United States in France.
  • Constitution

    Ben Franklin returned to Philadelphia in 1785 to help write the Constitution.
  • Death

    Ben Franklin died when he was eighty-four years old!!!!