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How can you find information about Benjamin Franklin?

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Myriad Internet websites maintain biographies of various length about Benjamin Franklin, including bioguide.congress.gov, ushistory.org and history.com. Numerous books detailing Franklin's life and legacy also exist, including "Benjamin Franklin" by Edmund S. Morgan and "Benjamin Franklin and American Foreign Policy" by Gerald Stourzh.

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How can you find information about Benjamin Franklin?
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One of the best sources of information regarding Franklin's life is Franklin's own autobiography, according to the Jack Miller Center. This autobiography details Franklin's life from his beginnings in Puritan New England through his early struggles to establish a printing business and his scientific investigation. The autobiography ends as Franklin details the beginnings of his diplomatic career. Other essays, pamphlets, letters and almanacs written by Franklin are also available and provide insight into Franklin's life and views.

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