Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston, Massachusette and later moved to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is an American luminary, inventor, business man, pioneer, thinker, philosopher, scientist, diplomat, author, and athlete, his tremendous contributions to the formation of the United States rank among the top if not the most significant of any individual. He was liked and respected worldwide and he truly cared about the American cause. For source and more details, click here.
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