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