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Benjamin Franklin

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Ben Franklin
From history.com, produced by History Channel
Benjamin Franklin was an accomplished revolutionary, but his private life reveals a complex personality. This two minute video shows why he was considered the greatest thinker of his time. It also shows how he was not above dirty tricks. A good video... [more]
July 4, 2011 at 11:50 PM
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The Eventful Life of Benjamin Franklin
From history.com, produced by History Channel
The Pennsylvania scientist and diplomat signs both the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution. This video shows how his determination and mind resulted in many inventions as well as his work for his country. The true story of his flying a... [more]
October 9, 2010 at 10:36 PM
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Honoring A Founding Father: Ben Franklin
From cbsnews.com, produced by CBS
This brief video discusses how this Founding Father dealt with science and other ventures. This is an interview from an expert. It talks of his work with electricity and batteries. He designed the famous experiment with the kite to learn about lightn... [more]
October 9, 2010 at 10:46 PM
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Benjamin Franklin Biography
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Benjamin Franklin Biography - In this video, learn about Benjamin Franklin, the American founding father, scientist, inventor, activist, statesman, diplomat and author. Fast paced. Content is appropriate for middle school students. (4:12)
October 9, 2010 at 09:48 PM
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The Wisdom of Benjamin Franklin
From educationalvideos.com
This video has streaming quotes by Ben Franklin along with different images of him. Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers of The United States of America. He was one of the most influential Americans to have ever lived, and continues to... [more]
January 21, 2011 at 03:56 PM
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Ben Franklin's Pen Name (2:38)
From history.com, produced by History Channel
While an apprentice in his older brother's print shop, Ben Franklin authored a column under the pen name Silence Dogood, a middle aged widow. This video provides insights into his character and his desire to be his own person.
July 4, 2011 at 11:53 PM
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Benjamin Franklin: Poor Richard
From biography.com, produced by Biography Channel
In this video clip, learn how, aside from The Bible, Benjamin Franklin’s Poor Richard's Almanac became the most read item in the new colonies. (1:35)
November 13, 2012 at 02:28 AM
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The Ben Franklin Story Part 1: The Inventive Genius
From earlyamerica.com, produced by Don Vitale
This is part one of two parts of the life of Benjamin Franklin. These videos give great visuals and information about this founding father. It talks about his early life as candle maker, printer, and writer. The video shares about his marriage and ch... [more]
October 9, 2010 at 09:52 PM
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Benjamin Franklin in a Nutshell
From YouTube, produced by Henrico County Schools - HCPS-TV
A brief animated video that provides an overview of the life and major accomplishments of Benjamin Franklin. This is a good companion teaching resource for Common Core Curriculum Unit, Grade 3, Language Arts, Unit 4. (1:30)
November 26, 2010 at 03:52 PM
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Benjamin Franklin at the Constitutional Convention
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Assembled at the State House were men who could hardly be counted on to agree about anything. The only uniting force they had was their disdain for the political situation. This is the reading of a speech by Franklin. It shows the many issues that we... [more]
October 9, 2010 at 11:17 PM
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