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Cybersearch GO TO THE BENJAMIN FRANKLIN ARTICLE, HOW I BECAME A PRINTER IN PHILADELPHIA Copy paste into word doc TIMES NEW ROMAN, 12 FONT, ANSWER THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS. SKIP A LINE BETWEEN ANSWERS. 1. WHY DID FRANKLIN’S FATHER TAKE HIM OUT OF GRAMMAR SCHOOL? His father took him out of grammar school because his father could not afford the expenses of a college education since he had such a big family. 2. WHAT WAS HIS FATHER’S OCCUPATION? DID BEN LIKE HIS FATHER’S TRADE? His father’s occupation was that of a tallow-chandler and a sope-boiler. Ben did not like his father’s occupation. 3. WHY DID BEN’S FATHER TAKE HIM OUT AND LET HIM OBSERVE VARIOUS TRADESMEN? WHAT AFFECT DID IT HAVE ON HIM? Ben’s father took him out and let him observe various tradesmen so that Ben would not get the idea of sailing out to sea. It affected him in the sense that he could now do random little jobs around the house since he had looked at many men do their jobs, it inspired his ideas for some little inventions. 4. TO WHOM WAS BEN APPRENTICED? HOW WAS HE TREATED? Ben was apprenticed by his brother, James as a printer. He was treated as though he was any other indentured servant, so quite poorly. 5. WHAT WAS THE FIRST SET OF BOOKS BEN PURCHASED? The first set of books Ben purchased was of John Bunyan’s works in separate little volumes, which he then sold to buy R. Burton’s Historical Collections.

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