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Benjamin Franklin - Declaration Committee Member

Benjamin Franklin - Declaration Committee Member American Revolution Famous People American History

Benjamin Franklin - a leading proponent of American colonial freedom from Britain - was largely a self-taught man. 

By the time he was involved in drafting the Declaration of Independence, he was 70 years old.

This image is based on a portrait of Franklin by Jean-Baptiste Greuze (c. 1777). 


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