|The Founding of the Pennsylvania Gazette pp.106-131
pp.106-07 (50) What had Miss Reed done while Franklin was in London?
p.108 (51) How did Franklin know that he had a dead-end job at Keimerís printing shop? What did he do to ensure his future success while in this difficult situation?
p.109 (51) How had George Webb, the Oxford scholar, wound up as an indentured servant in Philadelphia?
p.110 (52) How did Franklinís inventiveness help him get ahead?
pp.111-12 (52-53) Who provided Franklin with his big break, enabling him to begin plans for his own printing business?
pp.112-13 (52-53) How did Franklin take advantage of his temporary position with Keimer to secure business contacts of his own?
pp.113-14 (53-54) How did Franklin adjust his deist religious beliefs to accommodate his moral code? What economic utility did he discover in a strict moral code?
p.115 (54) How old was Franklin when he went into business for himself in 1728?
pp.116-17 (54-55) What skills did Franklin and his friends develop during the Friday night meetings of the Junto Club? How did belonging to the club serve the membersí business interests?
p.119 (56) What was a typical work day like for Franklin during his first year in business? How did this industriousness enhance both his reputation and his credit in the Philadelphia business community?
p.121 (57) How was The Pennsylvania Gazette different from its competition in both appearance and content?
p.121 (57) How did Franklin use his printing business to cultivate friendships with powerful politicians?
pp.122-23 (57) Who saved the business when Franklinís principal partner pulled out?
pp.124-25 (58-59) How did Franklin use his friendships with members of the Junto Club, his position as a publisher, and his contacts within the Pennsylvania government to secure the currency contract which made him a rich man?
pp. 125-26 (59) Why does Franklin emphasize that the appearance of industry and frugality is as important as reality of these virtues?
pp.126-27 (59-60) How did Franklin drive his competitors out of business?
pp.126-27 (60) Why did Franklin decide he would not marry his first fiancee?
pp.128-30 (60-61) What risk did Franklin run by deciding to marry Miss Read?
pp.130-31 (61) How did the first public library in America come into existence?