I've always been interested in the life of Benjamin Franklin. The guy just seemed so unique! And while I was disappointed to learn that the Disney cartoon I watched about Franklin and a mouse as a child was pure fiction (sigh!) I still enjoyed considering how he came up with all his inventions and theories.
So when I had a choice of class assignments on Franklin, I jumped at the activity. Check out THIS ARTICLE for a brief explanation of what Franklin thought of the formal educational system in the early United States.
|Although never a president, Franklin earned his way onto a bill.|