was named in honor of the eminent African American educator, John Hope, and he also shares the surname of the iconic founding father, Benjamin Franklin
, whose Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
is addressed to "Dear Son," by which he meant the youth of America Similarly, John Hope Franklin
dedicates his autobiography "To all my students.
The other--Landon Carter--was a wealthy slaveowner in Virginia and might like Franklin
have become a so-called Founding Father had he not died in 1778.
He would show off for his friends and do tricks in the water," says Philip Dray, a Franklin
Even though USC lost All-American defensive tackles Shaun Cody and Mike Patterson, Franklin
has kept the defensive line from being a weakness and actually prevented it from experiencing much dropoff.
1706-1717 On January 17, 1706, Benjamin Franklin
is born into the large family of Josiah and Abiah Franklin
in Boston, Massachusetts.
, the Black Church, and the Transformation of America, Nick Salvatore tells the compelling, captivating, and climatic (you never know what's around the comer) story of "C.
In May and June 1785, Franklin
petitioned Congress to accept North Carolina's cession--ignoring the revocation-and--to admit Franklin
to the Union.
Township Board of Education President Eva M.
is never simply honored--he always jumps up and does something wonderful.
I'm not trying to compete with my father's legacy and go one up on him," says Franklin
It is not clear, however, why Franklin
divorces Rosso's Italian career from his work in France after 1530.
In December 1988, Thornton sent a new set of consent forms and an updated, year-end calculation of Franklin
's account, now valued at $68,713; once again, Franklin
did not sign the forms.
Templeton Investments today announced that this month marks the 30th anniversary of its Franklin
Municipal Bond Department, the nation's largest municipal bond fund manager1 with over $53 billion in municipal bond assets under management.
Long before Ben Franklin
took up the cause of American independence, he was known as a scientist, an inventor, and a scholar.
I'm Ben Franklin
,'' the Studio City actor will say.