Benjamin Franklin - Part 1 | Episode #153 | Election College: United States Presidential Election History

Benjamin Franklin may have never been the President of the United States, but he sure did a lot of other stuff. Here's part 1 of our 2 part series on the man! Listen as we discuss... early life for Franklin, a career in printing, Puritan roots, his trip to London, Junto and the founding of a library, his marriage and children, scientific discoveries, and much more!  __________________________ Check out our new logo t-shirt! __________________________ We recorded an audiobook! It’s about the letters between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr before their fateful duel. Get it for free with a 30 day Audible trial at or get it for only $3.99 with your Audible subscription! ___________________________ Support the show! Use this link to do your shopping on Amazon. It won't cost you a penny more and it will help us out! ________________________ Be sure to subscribe to the show! Leave us a review on iTunes - It really helps us out! Facebook  |  Twitter  | Instagram ________________________ Get a free month of Audible and a free audiobook to keep at ________________________ Music from: ________________________ Some links in these show notes are affiliate links that could monetarily benefit Election College, but cost you nothing extra.   

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