The Colonial Period

Aside from Hundreds, What Did Ben Franklin get up to?

When Benjamin Franklin wasn’t being labeled “The First American” by short-sighted people in the 1700s who were forgetting about the thousands of Americans who were happily living here before they brought their sneezes and wheezes from cramped salty ships, he was busy being a polymath – getting things done and inventing things like the the carriage odometer. He was known for many things, and for the purposes of the immigration test, it’s fair to say that he was a diplomat.

For the Immigration Test: Ben Franklin was a diplomat

By Fred Morse

I moved from Wales to the United States in 2005 and have been through the US immigration process and have learned all about citizenship and nationalization on the way. I currently live in Texas with my wife and two dogs

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