Ben Franklin Poster Print Showing a Timeline of His Accomplishments

Item Number: 10098930

Poster Title: Ben Franklin

Description: Educational poster of Ben Franklin's accomplishments. The wording on this print is "Do not squander time - for that is the stuff life is made of. -Benjamin Franklin. In addition to being a printer, publisher, and statesman, Benjamin Franklin was a brilliant scientific investigator, known in his day as 'the wizard of electricity.' His famous kite experiment proved that lightning is a form of electricity.1706 Benjamin Franklin is born on January 17, in Boston, Massachusetts. 1728-1729 - Opens a print shop in Philadelphia and becomes publisher of the Pennsylvania Gazette. 1731 - Franklin sets up America's first lending library. 1732-1758 - Publishes annually his best-selling Poor Richard's Almanack. 1743 - Founds the American Philosophical Society, an organization for the promotion of science. Makes significant discoveries and predictions about the movement of storms. 1744 - Invents a more efficient wood stove, the Franklin Fireplace. 1750 - Invents the lightning rod. 1751 - Franklin's book Experiments and Observations on Electricity is published. 1752 - Franklin performs his famous kite experiment, proving that lightning is a stream of electrified air. 1753 - Receives Britain's Copley Medal, the equivalent of today's Nobel Prize, for his work with electricity. 1764-1765 - Represents the colonies in England. While crossing the Atlantic, Franklin charts the Gulf Stream. 1776 - Franklin helps write and signs the Declaration of Independence. 1784 - Invents bifocal glasses. 1787 - Franklin writes an anti-slavery treatise and becomes president of the Society for Promoting the Abolition of Slavery. 1790 Benjamin Franklin dies on April 17 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Size: 18" x 24"     Artist:

Price: $15.99   (subject to change)

Topic: Education Posters and Prints

Related Terms: inventions, science, inventor, inventors, science, scientist, benjamin franklin, education, educational, scientists, scientist,



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