|Franklin Quiz 1
Use the following words in a sentence: indentures; propriety; disputatious; diffidence
- What is a 'franklin'?
- Why is it significant that Franklin was the youngest son in his
family and that he came from a long ancestry of youngest sons?
- Why did Franklin consider his parents to be American heroes?
- What was dinnertime like in the Franklin household?
- How did Franklin teach himself to avoid asserting his opinions in a direct and aggressive manner?
- What books did he read on his own?
did Franklin teach himself to be a great writer?
did Franklin sneak his own written pieces into the paper?
- How did Franklin legally get out of his apprenticeship?
- Why did he run away?
EC: What book did Mr. Brown of Burlington write?