Benjamin Franklin Essay Topics

Benjamin Franklin

It is easier to prevent that cure obesity and one may note that parental education can go a long way in helping prevent obesity in children. It is noted that chubby children are cute, but this already predisposes the child to obesity, early childhood education should be facilitated to include proper nutrition, good exercise habits… View Article

The way to wealth by Benjamin Franklin

After reading the essay “The Way to Wealth” by Benjamin Franklin, I began to contemplate about wealth and the real context of success. Not all rich and well known people started as rich. Most of them started from scratch. Perseverance and determination drives them to success. There are priorities and goals to be set in… View Article

United States Declaration of Independence and Paine

What is an allusion? What is parallelism, or parallel structure? “from The Autobiography: The Declaration of Independence.” Jefferson states that the king has established tyranny over the Colonies. How does Jefferson back up this statement? Why was the passage condemning Britain’s involvement in the African slave trade was struck out of the original Declaration of… View Article

Ben Franklin

As early as the founding of the United States of America, Mr. Franklin observed society using the excuse, “I don’t have enough time…” and it negative effects on their lives. Today, it is frequently used as an excuse to justify the lack of time management skills. The effects on kids, work, or even in family… View Article

Benjamin Franklin

I. INTRODUCTION Benjamin Franklin was born in Boston as the son of a candle maker. From humble beginnings, he grew into a renowned figure of American history. “He became famous for being a scientist, an inventor, a statesman, a printer, a philosopher, a musician, and an economist”. Today, Americans recognize him for being one of… View Article

The Man On The Hundred Dollar Bill

How many people do you know that have done something big and important in more than one field of study? I only know one person, this person has done so much in his life span. Part of the reason were we are were we are in the technological field is because of him. He is… View Article

Benjamin Franklin and Frederick Douglass as self-made men

‘Autobiography’ of Benjamin Franklin states that apart from being one of the founding fathers of United States, he was a philosopher, scientist, inventor, a leading writer, publisher and a diplomat too. A person with so many specialties in his personality is rarely seen and when we read the whole book, which has 14 chapters, we… View Article

Benjamin Franklin’s Life and Study

The following discussion is based on an article, “Franklin, Modernity, and Themes of Dissent in the Early Modern Era” by “Carla Mulford” from “Modern Language Studies, Vol. 28, No. 2. (Spring 1998), pp. 13-27. This has been taken from “JSTOR” Archives. JSTOR Archive is a trusted digital repository for academic journals and scholarly literature around… View Article

The Way to Wealth Reading Response

Benjamin Franklin’s, “The Way to Wealth” essay talks about the taxes in which Americans had to pay but ways to make their earnings worthwhile. One of the steps to wealth is the line between getting help from others and helping ourselves. The essay informs of the extent to which outside people or institutions assist people… View Article

The French and Indian War

Prior to 1754 French & Indian War, the 13 North American colonies that would eventually become the United States of America were at a rate of rapid increase. Colonial trade with England has increased by over 360%, all colonies were reproducing successfully, with a rate of natural increase of 3%, and the population doubling every… View Article

What Is an American?

Thousands of Americans around the country ask themselves the same question; “What is an American?” National pride in one’s country is common, but does one truly know what one’s country is made of? The American people cannot be defined in one word. American society is created by many different shapes and colors to paint one… View Article

Commemorative Speech

Benjamin Franklin once said, “If you would not be forgotten, as soon as you are dead and rotten, either write things worth reading, or do things worth the writing”. He was a man certainly worthy of praise as he did both. He lived those words by writing and doing as much as he could. He… View Article

American Literature

1) Description of the Course American Literature is a course for the students of fourth years of learning English as their major. Through the introduction of the history and development of literature, and learning the selected sections of literary works, the students can get a thorough understanding of American literature as a whole outline and… View Article

What Patriotism Means to Me

Patriotism, the word itself makes me think of people full of loyalty and pride. It makes me think of those who are loyal to their country, their country’s ideas, and those who fought and sacrificed their lives for the freedom of their country. You might be asking yourself, “What does patriotism mean?” To me it… View Article

British imperial policy between 1763 and 1776

Analyze the ways in which British imperial policies between 1763 and 1776 intensified colonials’ resistance to British rule and their commitment to republican values. By 1763, the American colonies were becoming increasily divided from Britain. Over the next 13 years, new imperial policies led the colonies to Revolution and Independence. From 1763 and 1776 Britain… View Article

The French Indian War

The French & Indian War, 1754-1763, changed the political, economic, and ideological relationship between Great Britain and the American Colonies permanently. The war resulted in three major changes, the Colonists beginning to reject British rule, refusing to pay taxes, and the loyalties toward the mother country beginning to break. These changes in the relationship of… View Article

Quotation essay

“We never appreciate the value of water until the well runs dry”. The words in this quote, written by Benjamin Franklin, invite the reader to take a deeper more insightful glance into how possessions and people aren’t appreciated until the realization of their importance or value. Through literature, the author uses symbolism, comparisons, and theme… View Article

The American Founder Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin is considered to be one of the United States of America Founding fathers. He was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 17,1706, and died in 1790, April 17 at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was died at the age of 84 years. Benjamin had the British nationality through birth, but later acquired American nationality when… View Article

The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

The book “The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin” is a decisively written personal story of the one of the most famous Presidents in the US history – Benjamin Franklin. The book is very intimate as the author tells the story of his childhood and his way to future values and beliefs. It is necessary to agree… View Article

Benjamin Franklin: An American Life

It is a fact that Benjamin Franklin was one of the only founding fathers to actively participate in all aspects of designing The United States of America. He was intricately involved in the Albany Plan of Union, the Declaration of Independence, the treaty of alliance with France, the peace treaty with England and the Constitution…. View Article

Benjamin Franklin by Edmund Morgan

One of the most famous biographies ever written is said to be made by Edmund Morgan, when he accounted that of Benjamin Franklin’s life. He did so by presenting a very special style in analyzing Franklin’s existence. He made it possible by not narrating an everyday account with the use of dates, but instead accounted… View Article

Benjamin Franklin

Can a man be as vast as a nation? Did the life-experiences and cultural contributions of a single individual play as pivotal a role in the establishment of American democracy and American culture as any written declaration, constitution, or law? Without a doubt, there are historians who stand at the ready to assert that Benjamin… View Article

Declaration of Independence DBQ

In the two decades prior to the Revolution, the Americans built up a series of grievances against the British government. Those complaints were clearly articulated in the Declaration of Independence. The colonists did this to prove to every other country in the worlds that their reason for war was justified. It is also important to… View Article

Frederick Douglass, Benjamin Franklin, and Ralph Waldo Emerson

In our class, Survey of American Literature, we have read and analyzed the classic American works that have influenced and in some cases ingrained themselves into our country’s identity and belief system. Among those studied has been Benjamin Franklin’s Autobiography, Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essays, The American Scholar and Self -Reliance, and Frederick Douglass’ Narrative. Each… View Article

Rules To Live By: Persuasive Essay

The teenage years are the most enjoyable but toughest years of a person’s life. These years can be filled with stress, trauma and on top of that pressure from so many people. To get through these years of life teens must prepare themselves and follow a few “rules of life”. Two very important rules or… View Article

Beattie noted in his history paper

Shakespeare died over 400 years ago. So, Hiram inserted a quote by Shakespeare from the play Hamlet into an essay without using quotation marks or citing the reference. I disagree that the essay was not cited and no questions marks were used when the quote was inserted. If you do not cite a quote that was… View Article

Haitian and American Revolutions

While the revolutions in colonial America and Haiti had many parallels, they were also unique in their own ways. In both revolutions, the rebels revolted against a foreign superpower that was in a weakened economic state in order to gain economic and social freedom. However, the Haiti revolution stressed freedom for everybody (including slaves), whereas… View Article

DBQ on identity and unity of the colonies

The revolutionary war was a fine example of unity and a great sense of identity. During, the revolutionary era there were many examples of colonial unity as a group and as a soon to be country. The strength of the revolution was dependent on their unity. The colonists had a strong sense identity and unity… View Article

Compare Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine and Thomas Jefferson

Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Paine, and Thomas Jefferson all had similar values and ideas about America concerning politics and its economy. They all also had a knack for getting people to follow them. Benjamin Franklin, who had only died about 30 years before William Cullen Bryant wrote To Cole, the Painter, Departing for Europe, seemed to… View Article

The American Revolution Vs. The Patriot

As you watch the Patriot you see many of the battles fought during the American revolution. You also see the uniforms they wore to battle, and the guns they used and how they were used. But what you didn’t see was the fact that the movie doesn’t relate to the American Revolution, in ways that… View Article