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Amazing Ben Franklin inventions you can build yourself

by Van Vleet, Carmella.

Format: Kindle Book 2007 2007
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Summary
Presents the life of the statesman and inventor who played an influential role in the early history of the United States, along with instructions on building models of some of his inventions.
Contents
Swim paddles
Pennsylvania fireplace
Armonica
Bifocals, the long arm and the Library Company of Philadelphia
Printing press
Paper money
Poor Richard's almanac
The gulf stream map
Electricity and the lightning rod
The Union Fire Company and the Pennsylvania hospital
University of Pennsylvania, street improvements, and daylight savings time
Postal service
The Declaration of Independence
The Constitution of the United Sates and the Treaty of Alliance.

Additional Information
Subjects Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790 Juvenile literature
Franklin, Benjamin, 1706-1790
Inventions Juvenile literature
Inventors United States Biography
Scientists United States Biography
Inventors
Scientists
Handicraft
Biography & Autobiography
Reference
History
Juvenile Nonfiction
Electronic books.
1706-1790
1706-1790.
Publisher [Place of publication not identified] :Nomad Press2007
2007
Contributors OverDrive, Inc.
Language English
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Format: Adobe EPUB eBook
Format: OverDrive Read
Requires Adobe Digital Editions
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN 9781619301252
9781619301252
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