Benjamin Franklin

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Noun1.Benjamin Franklin - printer whose success as an author led him to take up politicsBenjamin Franklin - printer whose success as an author led him to take up politics; he helped draw up the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution; he played a major role in the American Revolution and negotiated French support for the colonists; as a scientist he is remembered particularly for his research in electricity (1706-1790)
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John Hope Franklin, Benjamin Quarles and Rayford Logan.
Included in the compilation is a letter from an acquaintance of Franklin, Benjamin Vaughn.
A new newspaper, the New England Courant, edited by James Franklin, Benjamin Franklin's older brother, blasted the idea of inoculation.

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