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| BENJAMIN FRANKLIN (1706-90)
Ben enjoyed several long careers, as a statesman, writer, inventor,
He helped create and signed the Declaration of Independence (1775),
which separated the 13 American colonies from England. He negociated
England´s acceptance of the document (1783).
He worked as a journalist and owned a printing press. He started
the publication of almanacs. He even discovered electricity while
flying a kite. In addition, he perfected glasses.
He also enjoyed the life of a womanizer, even more than Mr. Billy
Clinton. He lived as the U.S. ambassador in Paris, where he attended
the Queen of France and other "ladies" of the court very well.
It is estimated that he fathered at least 10 English, 20 French
and 40 American children.
Certainly, he is recognized as one of the Founding "Fathers".
||político de gran prestigio
||own; to own
||propio; ser el dueño de
||la corte del rey
||miembros de la Convención Constitucional
Americana de 1787.