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Unformatted text preview: Franklin also worked on small but important projects Worked on butting cobblestone pavers on the roads to reduce dust and mud--Franklin didn’t like pompous rich people who thought that they were better than everyone--Poor Richards almanac was a reference created for the common person (Contained info on Colonies, Capitals, Religious facts, and advice) Franklin learned a lot about printing from a trip to England Franklin eventually quits the printing business at age 42 1748-English France Spain at war. Franklin wants a volunteer army, Quakers oppose 1758-1774 Franklin wants PA turned into royal British colony William Franklin (Ben Franklin’s son) gets made Governor of NJ Franklin eventually finds out that the British want to tax the colonies Franklin turns against the idea of turning PA into a royal colony....
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This note was uploaded on 09/21/2008 for the course HIST 012 taught by Professor Pencak,williaman during the Fall '08 term at Penn State.
- Fall '08