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Title: Ben Franklin


1
Ben Franklin
  • Inventor, Writer, and
  • Founding Father

2
INVENTIONS
  • BIFOCALS
  • Ben Franklin was both near-sighted and
    far-sighted. Tired of changing his glasses,
    Franklin cut the lenses of two pairs of glasses
    and put each lens together in one frame.

3
INVENTIONS
  • FRANKLIN STOVE
  • In Franklins day, all homes were made of wood.
    During the winter, families heated their homes
    with open fire pits inside the house. Since this
    was very dangerous, Franklin invented what was
    called the Franklin Stove. Today we would call
    this stove a fireplace.

4
QUOTES
  • He that lieth down with dogs, shall rise up with
    fleas.

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If you would no be forgotten As soon as you are
dead and rotten, Either write things worthy
reading, Or do things worth the writing.
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