AuthorsDen.com   Join Free! | Login    
   Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Bonnie Milani, iLloyd Lofthouse, iWilliam Bonilla, iJames Boyle, iT. Cline, iClaudio Herrera, iP Lewis, i

  Home > Blogs Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Karen Palumbo

· + Follow Me
· Contact Me
· Books
· Articles
· Poetry
· News
· Stories
· Blog
· 318 Titles
· 5,132 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Sep, 2006

Karen Palumbo, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.



Books by Karen Palumbo




Blogs by Karen Palumbo

On This Day 11/14/1776
11/15/2010 7:16:58 PM    [ Flag as Inappropriate ]


Benjamin Franklin takes sides


The St. James Chronicle of London, Great Britain carries an item announcing:

"The very identical Dr. Franklyn (Benjamin
Franklin) whom Lord Chatham, former leading
Parliamentarian and colonial supporter
William Pitt, so much caressed, and used to
say he was proud in calling his friend, is
now at the head of the rebellion in North
America."

Benjamin Franklin, joint Postmaster General of the Colonies from 1753 to 1774, and his son William traveled to Longdon, Great Britain together in 1757. There, for the next five years, William studied law, and Benjamin Franklin studied social climbing.

They had remarkable success for a candle-maker's son and his illegitimate progeny. By the end of their sojourn, William Pitt had become an attorney and received an honorary Master of Arts from Oxford University, while his father reveled in honorary doctorates from Oxford and the University of St. Andrews in Scotland.

Benjamin Franklin's plans for his son's advancement succeeded, and his won won the choicest of appointments, a Royal Governorship in 1762. Benjamin Franklin then accompanied his son from Longdon, Great Brtiain to Pennsylvania, only to return to London, Great Britain as Pennsylvania's agent in 1764, where he lobbied for the placement of the colony under direct Royal control.

He soon added Georgia, New Jersey, and Massachusetts to the list of colonies for which he served as spokesman in Parliament. In 1775, Benjain Franklin returned to America as the "American Revolution" approached, he served as a Delegate to the Continental Congress and in 1776 signed the "Declaration of Independence".

Ironically, Benjamin Franklin's son William came out on the side of the British during the "American Revolution" and was imprisoned while serving as the Royal Governor of New Jersey.



(K) (HST)

Benjamin Franklin American Patriot
William Pitt American sympathizer
Son of Benjamin Franklin


Comments (1)

More Blogs by Karen Palumbo
• On This Day 9/13/1806 - Thursday, September 22, 2011
• On This Day 9/12/1777 - Thursday, September 22, 2011
• On This Day 9/11/2777 - Thursday, September 22, 2011
• On This Day 9/10/1776 - Thursday, September 22, 2011
• On This Dy 9/9/1850 - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
• On This Day 9/8/1781 - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
• On This Day 9/7/1776 - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
• On This Day 9/6/1781 - Wednesday, September 21, 2011
• On This Day 9/5/1774 - Monday, September 05, 2011
• On This Day 9/4/1780 - Monday, September 05, 2011
• On This Day 9/3/1777 - Monday, September 05, 2011
• On This Day 9/2/1789 - Monday, September 05, 2011
• On This Day 9/1/1775 - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
• On This Day 8/31/1777 - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
• On This Day 8/30/1880 - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
• On This Day 8/29/1779 - Wednesday, August 31, 2011
• On This Day 8/28/1774 - Thursday, August 25, 2011
• On This Day 8/27/1776 - Thursday, August 25, 2011
• On This Day 8/26/1776 - Thursday, August 25, 2011
• On This Day 8/25/1776 - Thursday, August 25, 2011
• On This Day 8/24/1814 - Tuesday, August 23, 2011
• On This Day 8/23/1784 - Tuesday, August 23, 2011
• On This Day 8/22/1776 - Tuesday, August 23, 2011
• On This Day 8/21/1831 - Tuesday, August 23, 2011
• On This Day 8/20/1794 - Sunday, August 21, 2011
• On This Day 8/19/1812 - Sunday, August 21, 2011
• On This Day 8/18/1795 - Sunday, August 21, 2011
• On This Day 8/17/1785 - Sunday, August 21, 2011
• On This Day 8/16/1812 - Thursday, August 18, 2011
• On This Day 8/15/1812 - Thursday, August 18, 2011
• On This Day 8/14/1776 - Thursday, August 18, 2011
• On This Day 8/13/1781 - Thursday, August 18, 2011
• On This Day 8/12/1776 - Wednesday, August 17, 2011
• On this Day 8/11/1718 - Wednesday, August 17, 2011
• On This Day 8/10/1776 - Wednesday, August 17, 2011
• On This Day 8/9/1776 - Wednesday, August 17, 2011
• On This Day 8/8/1775 - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
• On This Day 8/7/1782 - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
• On This Day 8/6/1777 - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
• On This Day 8/5/1779 - Tuesday, August 16, 2011
• On This Day 8/4/1792 - Monday, August 15, 2011
• On This Day 8/3/1797 - Monday, August 15, 2011
• On This Day 8/2/1776 - Monday, August 15, 2011
• On This Day 8/1/1774 - Monday, August 15, 2011
• On This Day 7/31/1777 - Monday, August 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/30/1780 - Monday, August 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/28/1776 - Monday, August 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/29/1778 - Monday, August 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/27/1776 - Thursday, July 28, 2011
• On This Day 7/26/1775 - Thursday, July 28, 2011
• On This Day 7/25/1780 - Thursday, July 28, 2011
• On This Day 7/24/1776 - Wednesday, July 27, 2011
• On This Day 7/23/1793 - Wednesday, July 27, 2011
• On This Day 7/22/1779 - Wednesday, July 27, 2011
• On This Day 7/21/1775 - Wednesday, July 27, 2011
• On This Day 7/20/1780 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011
• On This Day 7/19/1779 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011
• On This Day 7/18/1792 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011
• On This Day 7/17/1776 - Tuesday, July 19, 2011
• On This Day 7/16/1779 - Sunday, July 17, 2011
• On This Day 7/15/1789 - Sunday, July 17, 2011
• On This Day 7/14/1798 - Sunday, July 17, 2011
• On This Day 7/13/1787 - Sunday, July 17, 2011
• On This Day 7/12/1782 - Thursday, July 07, 2011
• On This Day 7/11/1782 - Thursday, July 07, 2011
• On This Day 7/10/1777 - Thursday, July 07, 2011
• On This Day 7/9/1777 - Thursday, July 07, 2011
• On This Day 7/8/1776 - Friday, July 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/7/1777 - Friday, July 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/6/1797 - Friday, July 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/5/1775 - Friday, July 01, 2011
• On This Day 7/4/1776 - Thursday, June 30, 2011
• On This Day 7/3/1775 - Thursday, June 30, 2011
• On This Day 7/2/1776 - Thursday, June 30, 2011
• On This Day 7/1/1775 - Thursday, June 30, 2011
• On This Day 6/30/1775 - Monday, June 27, 2011
• On This Day 6/29/1776 - Monday, June 27, 2011
• On This Day 6/28/1836 - Monday, June 27, 2011
• On This Day 6/27/1775 - Monday, June 27, 2011
• On This Day 6/26/1784 - Friday, June 24, 2011
• On This Day 6/25/1745 - Friday, June 24, 2011
• On This Day 6/24/1803 - Friday, June 24, 2011
• On This Day 6/23/1776 - Friday, June 24, 2011
• On This Day 6/22/1775 - Thursday, June 23, 2011
• On This Day 6/21/1779 - Thursday, June 23, 2011
• On This Day 6/20/1782 - Thursday, June 23, 2011
• On This Day 6/19/1856 - Thursday, June 23, 2011
• On This Day 6/18/1778 - Monday, June 20, 2011
• On This Day 6/17/1775 - Monday, June 20, 2011
• On This Day 6/16/1738 - Monday, June 20, 2011
• On This Day 6/15/1776 - Monday, June 20, 2011
• On This Day 6/14/1777 - Saturday, June 18, 2011
• On This Day 6/13/1777 - Saturday, June 18, 2011
• On This Day 6/12/1776 - Saturday, June 18, 2011
• On This Day 6/11/1776 - Saturday, June 18, 2011
• On This Day 6/10/1775 - Friday, June 17, 2011
• On This Day 6/9/1772 - Friday, June 17, 2011
• On this Day 6/8/1776 - Friday, June 17, 2011
• On This Day 6/7/1776 - Friday, June 17, 2011
• On This Day 6/6/1775 - Wednesday, June 08, 2011
• On This Day 6/5/1723 - Wednesday, June 08, 2011
• On This Day 6/4/1784 - Wednesday, June 08, 2011
• On This Day 6/3/1780 - Wednesday, June 08, 2011
• On This Day 6/2/1774 - Tuesday, June 07, 2011
• On This Day 6/1/1779 - Tuesday, June 07, 2011
• On This Day 5/31/1775 - Tuesday, June 07, 2011
• On This Day 5/30/1806 - Tuesday, June 07, 2011
• On This Day 5/29/1780 - Monday, June 06, 2011
• On This Day 5/28/1754 - Monday, June 06, 2011
• On This Day 5/27/1813 - Monday, June 06, 2011
• On This Day 5/26/1782 - Monday, June 06, 2011
• On This Day 5/25/1787 - Friday, June 03, 2011
• On This Day 5/24/1775 - Friday, June 03, 2011
• On This Day 5/23/1777 - Friday, June 03, 2011
• On This Day 5/22/1781 - Friday, June 03, 2011
• On This Day 5/21/1758 - Wednesday, June 01, 2011
• On This Day 5/20/1778 - Wednesday, June 01, 2011
• On This Day 5/19/1795 - Wednesday, June 01, 2011
• On This Day 5/18/1783 - Wednesday, June 01, 2011
• On This Day 5/17/1769 - Tuesday, May 31, 2011
• On This Day 5/16/1777 - Tuesday, May 31, 2011
• On This Day 5/15/1781 - Tuesday, May 31, 2011
• On This Day 5/14/1787 - Tuesday, May 31, 2011
• On This Day 5/13/1807 - Monday, May 30, 2011
• On This Day 5/12/1780 - Monday, May 30, 2011
• On This Day 5/11/1776 - Monday, May 30, 2011
• On This Day 5/10/1775 - Monday, May 30, 2011
• On This Day 5/9/1791 - Thursday, May 26, 2011
• On This Day 5/8/1792 - Thursday, May 26, 2011
• On This Day 5/7/1763 - Thursday, May 26, 2011
• On This Day 5/6/1775 - Thursday, May 26, 2011
• On This Day 5/5/1776 - Wednesday, May 25, 2011
• On This Day 5/4/1776 - Wednesday, May 25, 2011
• On This Day 5/3/1775 - Wednesday, May 25, 2011
• On This Day 5/2/1740 - Wednesday, May 25, 2011
• On This Day 5/1/1794 - Monday, May 23, 2011
• On This Day 4/30/1776 - Monday, May 23, 2011
• On This Day 4/29/1776 - Monday, May 23, 2011
• On This Day 4/28/1776 - Monday, May 23, 2011
• On This Day 4/27/1773 - Thursday, May 19, 2011
• On This Day 4/26/1711 - Thursday, May 19, 2011
• On This Day 4/25/1781 - Thursday, May 19, 2011
• On This Day 4/24/1781 - Thursday, May 19, 2011
• On This Day 4/23/1778 - Wednesday, May 18, 2011
• On This Day 4/22/1778 - Wednesday, May 18, 2011
• On This Day 4/21/1777 - Wednesday, May 18, 2011
• On This Day 4/20/1777 - Wednesday, May 18, 2011
• On This Day 4/19/1775 - Friday, May 13, 2011
• On This Day 4/18/1775 - Friday, May 13, 2011
• OnThis Day 4/17/1783 - Friday, May 13, 2011
• On This Day 4/16/1738 - Friday, May 13, 2011
• On This Day 4/15/1783 - Wednesday, May 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/14/1775 - Wednesday, May 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/13/1777 - Wednesday, May 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/12/1770 - Wednesday, May 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/11/1721 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011
• On This Day 4/10/1778 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011
• On This Day 4/9/1778 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011
• On This Day 4/8/1775 - Tuesday, May 10, 2011
• On This Day 4/7/1776 - Monday, April 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/6/1776 - Monday, April 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/5/1774 - Monday, April 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/4/1776 - Monday, April 11, 2011
• On This Day 4/3/1776 - Thursday, April 07, 2011
• On This Day 4/2/1777 - Thursday, April 07, 2011
• On This Day 4/1/1789 - Thursday, April 07, 2011
• On This Day 3/31/1776 - Thursday, April 07, 2011
• On This Day 3/30/1775 - Friday, March 25, 2011
• On This Day 3/29/1776 - Friday, March 25, 2011
• On This Day 3/28/1774 - Friday, March 25, 2011
• On This Day 3/27/1775 - Friday, March 25, 2011
• On This Day 3/26/1776 - Wednesday, March 16, 2011
• On This Day 3/25/1774 - Wednesday, March 16, 2011
• On This Day 3/24/1765 - Wednesday, March 16, 2011
• On This Day 3/23/1775 - Wednesday, March 16, 2011
• On This Day 3/22/1765 - Monday, March 14, 2011
• On This Day 3/21/1778 - Monday, March 14, 2011
• On This Day 3/20/1778 - Monday, March 14, 2011
• On This Day 3/19/1734 - Friday, March 11, 2011
• On This Day 3/18/1766 - Friday, March 11, 2011
• On This Day 3/17/1776 - Friday, March 11, 2011
• On This Day 3/16/1751 - Wednesday, March 09, 2011
• On This Day 3/15/1783 - Wednesday, March 09, 2011
• On This Day 3/14/1776 - Wednesday, March 09, 2011
• On This Day 3/13/1733 - Wednesday, March 09, 2011
• On This Day 3/12/1776 - Tuesday, March 08, 2011
• On This Day 3/11/1779 - Tuesday, March 08, 2011
• On This Day 3/10/1792 - Tuesday, March 08, 2011
• On This Day 3/9/1781 - Tuesday, March 08, 2011
• On This Day 3/8/1782 - Friday, March 04, 2011
• On This Day 3/7/1777 - Friday, March 04, 2011
• On This Day 3/6/1776 - Friday, March 04, 2011
• On This Day 3/5/1770 - Friday, March 04, 2011
• On This Day 3/4/1776 - Thursday, March 03, 2011
• On This Day 3/3/1776 - Thursday, March 03, 2011
• On This Day 3/2/1776 - Thursday, March 03, 2011
• On This Day 3/1/1781 - Thursday, March 03, 2011
• On This Day 1/30/1781 - Friday, January 21, 2011
• On This Day 1/29/1777 - Friday, January 21, 2011
• On This Day 1/28/1777 - Friday, January 21, 2011
• On This Day 1/27/1785 - Friday, January 21, 2011
• On This Day 1/26/1779 - Thursday, January 20, 2011
• On This Day 1/25/1776 - Thursday, January 20, 2011
• On This Day 1/24/1781 - Thursday, January 20, 2011
• On This Day 1/23/1775 - Thursday, January 20, 2011
• On This Day 1/22/1779 - Wednesday, January 19, 2011
• On This Day 1/21/1738 - Wednesday, January 19, 2011
• On This Day 1/20/1777 - Wednesday, January 19, 2011
• On This Day 1/19/1764 - Wednesday, January 19, 2011
• On This Day 1/18/1776 - Saturday, January 15, 2011
• On This Day 1/17/1781 - Saturday, January 15, 2011
• On This Day 1/16/1780 - Saturday, January 15, 2011
• On This Day 1/15/1777 - Saturday, January 15, 2011
• On This Day 1/14/1784 - Friday, January 14, 2011
• On This Day 1/13/1776 - Friday, January 14, 2011
• On This Day 1/12/1777 - Friday, January 14, 2011
• On This Day 1/11/1775 - Friday, January 14, 2011
• On This Day 1/10/1861 - Thursday, January 13, 2011
• On This Day 1/9/1861 - Thursday, January 13, 2011
• On This Day 1/8/1821 - Thursday, January 13, 2011
• On This Day 1/7/1864 - Thursday, January 13, 2011
• On This Day 1/6/1827 - Tuesday, January 11, 2011
• On This Day 1/5/1861 - Tuesday, January 11, 2011
• On This Day 1/4/1863 - Tuesday, January 11, 2011
• On This Day 1/3/1861 - Tuesday, January 11, 2011
• On This Day 1/2/1863 - Monday, January 10, 2011
• On This Day 1/1/1863 - Monday, January 10, 2011
• On This Day 12/31/1775 - Monday, January 10, 2011
• On This Day 12/30/1803 - Monday, January 10, 2011
• On this Day 12/29/1778 - Friday, January 07, 2011
• On This Day 12/28/1781 - Friday, January 07, 2011
• On This Day 12/27/1780 - Friday, January 07, 2011
• On This Day 12/26/1776 - Friday, January 07, 2011
• On This Day 12/25/1776 - Thursday, January 06, 2011
• On This Day 12/24/1745 - Thursday, January 06, 2011
• On This Day 12/23/1783 - Thursday, January 06, 2011
• On This Day 12/22/1775 - Thursday, January 06, 2011
• On This Day 12/21/1761 - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
• On This Day 12/20/1783 - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
• On This Day 12/19/1776 - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
• On This Day 12/18/1777 - Wednesday, January 05, 2011
• On This Day 12/17/1777 - Tuesday, January 04, 2011
• On This Day 12/16/1773 - Tuesday, January 04, 2011
• On This Day 12/15/1791 - Tuesday, January 04, 2011
• On This Day 12/14/1777 - Tuesday, January 04, 2011
• OnThis Day 12/13/1776 - Monday, December 13, 2010
• On This Day 12/12/1787 - Monday, December 13, 2010
• On This Day 12/11/1777 - Monday, December 13, 2010
• On This Day 12/10/1778 - Monday, December 13, 2010
• On This Day 12/9/1775 - Thursday, December 02, 2010
• On This Day 12/8/1775 - Thursday, December 02, 2010
• On This Day 12/7/1787 - Thursday, December 02, 2010
• On This Day 12/6/1777 - Thursday, December 02, 2010
• On This Day 12/5/1776 - Monday, November 29, 2010
• On This Day 12/4/1780 - Monday, November 29, 2010
• On This Day 12/3/1776 - Monday, November 29, 2010
• On This Day 12/2/1777 - Monday, November 29, 2010
• On this Day 12/1/1779 - Wednesday, November 24, 2010
• On This Day 11/30/1776 - Wednesday, November 24, 2010
• On This Day 11/29/1775 - Wednesday, November 24, 2010
• On This Day 11/28/1777 - Wednesday, November 24, 2010
• On This Day 11/27/1746 - Tuesday, November 23, 2010
• On This Day 11/26/1776 - Tuesday, November 23, 2010
• On This Day 11/25/1783 - Tuesday, November 23, 2010
• On This Day 11/24/1807 - Tuesday, November 23, 2010
• On This Day 11/23/1749 - Monday, November 22, 2010
• On This Day 11/22/1783 - Monday, November 22, 2010
• On This Day 11/21/1776 - Monday, November 22, 2010
• On This Day 11/20/1789 - Monday, November 22, 2010
• On This Day 11/19/1776 - Tuesday, November 16, 2010
• On This Day 11/18/1776 - Tuesday, November 16, 2010
• On This Day 11/17/1777 - Tuesday, November 16, 2010
• On This Day 11/16/1776 - Tuesday, November 16, 2010
• On This Day 11/15/1777 - Monday, November 15, 2010
•  On This Day 11/14/1776 - Monday, November 15, 2010  
• On This Day 11/13/1775 - Monday, November 15, 2010
• On This Day 11/12/1775 - Monday, November 15, 2010
• On This Day 11/11/1778 - Saturday, October 30, 2010
• On This Day 11/10/1775 - Saturday, October 30, 2010
• On This Day 11/9/1780 - Saturday, October 30, 2010
• On This Day 11/8/1775 - Saturday, October 30, 2010
• On This Day 11/7/1776 - Wednesday, October 27, 2010
• On This Day 11/6/1789 - Wednesday, October 27, 2010
• On This Day 11/5/1775 - Wednesday, October 27, 2010
• On This Day 11/4/1801 - Wednesday, October 27, 2010
• On This Day 11/3/1777 - Thursday, October 21, 2010
• On This Day 11/2/1777 - Thursday, October 21, 2010
• On This Day 11/1/1765 - Thursday, October 21, 2010
• On This Day 10/31/1776 - Thursday, October 21, 2010
• On This Day 10/30/1775 - Tuesday, October 19, 2010
• On This Day 10/29/1777 - Tuesday, October 19, 2010
• On This Day 10/28/1775 - Tuesday, October 19, 2010
• On This Day 10/27/1775 - Tuesday, October 19, 2010
• On This Day 10/26/1776 - Monday, October 18, 2010
• On This Day 10/25/1774 - Monday, October 18, 2010
• On This Day 10/24/1775 - Monday, October 18, 2010
• On This Day 10/23/1777 - Monday, October 18, 2010
• On This Day 10/22/1775 - Friday, October 15, 2010
• On This Day 10/21/1779 - Friday, October 15, 2010
• On This Day 10/20/1774 - Friday, October 15, 2010


Three Part Invention by Judith Laura

"Highly recommended"~Midwest Book Review Now available in both trade paperback and in multiple e-book formats, this novel by award-winning author Judith Laur..  
Featured BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.