Life of the Colonist

Life of the Colonist
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  • Benjamin Franklin stepped off a boat at Philadelphia's Market Street wharf...Followed a group of ''Clean dresses people''
  • He ran away when he was 12 years old from his brother's shop 
  • Once Franklin got there right away he got job as a printer's assistant 
  • Benjamin Franklin soon opened up his own print shop
  • His first success as a owner of a print shop was on a newspaper called the Pennsylvania Gazette
  • "Early to bed,early to rise make a men healthy, wealthy, and wise"
  • "A penny saved is a penny earned"
  • Franklin was able to retire at age 42
  • "Franklin's rise from penniless runaway to wealthy printer was one of many success stories"
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