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Benjamin Franklin from The Autobiography

Why did Franklin leave Boston? Because his brother told every printer not to hire Franklin. How old was Franklin when he left Boston? 17 Years old. What is Franklin’s condition when he arrives in Philadelphia? He was exhausted and had no money . What were his 13 virtues based on? Moral Perfection . What does […]

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Autobiography of Ben Franklin

question How does Franklin begin his project to achieve moral perfection? answer He compiles thirteen virtues question Which virtue is most difficult for Franklin to master? answer Order question Why does Franklin devote a week to each virtue? answer He thinks that if he can strengthen one virtue through strict attention, he can retain that […]

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The Autobiography: The Declaration of Independence

question Jefferson states the king has established tyranny over the Colonies. To back up this statement, Jefferson answer portrays the king as a pawn of greedy British nobles question Jefferson empasizes that the colonists answer want to rebel against all formal rules and regulations question The passage condemning Britain’s involvement in the African slave trade […]

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Elements of an Autobiography

question Autobiography answer a story of a persons life written by that person expressing their personal thoughts and feelings. question Characters answer discussed in detail and portrayed realistically question Setting answer is vividly described question Details answer are interesting question objective details answer can be proven question subjective details answer based on personal feelings and […]

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Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

question Benjamin Franklin answer a printer, writer, inventor, scientist, and great American question What publication did Franklin create? answer The Pennsylvania Gazette question What club did Franklin create? answer Junto Club (debate) (Also called the Leather Apron Club) question List the institutions Franklin and this club helped create. answer Police force, hospital, fire department, University […]

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Memoir Vs Autobiography Venn Diagram

question Memoir answer a form of autobiographical writing in which a writer shares his or her personal experiences and observations of important events or people. Often informal in tone, memoirs usually give readers information about a particular person or period of time in the writer’s life. question Autobiography answer is a writer’s account of his […]

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Ben Franklin’s Aphorisms And Virtues The Autobiography

question A slip of the foot you may soon recover, but a slip of the tongue you may never get over. answer Silence question If your head is made of wax, don’t walk in the sun. answer Humility question Have you somewhat to do tomorrow, do it today. answer Industry or Order or Resolution question […]

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Benjamin Franklin’s Reasons For Writing Autobiography

question “Pleasure in obtaining any little Anecdote or my Ancestors” answer Franklin recalls his own pleasure in gathering anecdotal stories about those in his genealogical line question “imagines it may be equally agreeable to you to know the Circumstances of my Life” answer Benjamin Franklin hopes that others will find gratification in his words, as […]

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THE AUTOBIOGRAPHY OF BENJAMIN FRANKLIN part 1

question The Autobiography opens with a ________ to Ben Franklin ________, William Franklin who at the time was the royal governor of New Jersey. answer salutation. son question Franklin is writing in the summer of _______ on vacation in a small town about 50 miles south of _______. answer 1771. London question Franklin says that […]

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Biography vs Autobiography

question Biography answer A story about a person’s life written by another person. (Third person) question Autobiography answer A story of a person’s life written by that person (First person) question Sources for a biography answer •Letters to and from the subject •Interviews with the subject and/or others •Books about the subject •Diaries or journals […]

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Benjamin Franklin: The Autobiography Reading Check #1

question Man BF met in England who promised him he would take him to meet Isaac Newton answer Mr. Pemberton question Bought asbestos that could be purified from BF in London answer Sloane question Man who BF taught to swim; wanted to travel to Europe with him answer Wygate question Influential man who wanted BF […]

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The Autobiography and from Poor Richard’s Almanack by BEN FRANKLIN

question How does Franklin begin his project to achieve moral perfection? answer He compiles thirteen virtues question Which virtue is most difficult for Franklin to master? answer Order question When Franklin first devised his project to attain moral perfection, he thought it would be difficult but possible to become perfect. What quality does this suggest […]

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Autobiography of Yogi Quotes

question “God plants His saints sometimes in unexpected soil, lest we think that we may reduce Him to a rule!” answer Quote by Bhaduri Mahasaya, the Levitating Saint pg. 54 Autobiography of a Yogi question “You go often into the silence, but have you developed anubhava?” He was reminding me to love God more than […]

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The Autobiography of Alice B. Toklas, Gertrude Stein

question Women quotes (1) answer – “the lecture went off very well, the men afterwards asked a great many questions and were very enthusiastic. The women said nothing. Gertrude Stein wondered whether they were supposed not to or just did not.” question literature and art quotes (6) answer – “Mrs Stein brought with her three […]

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Characteristics of The Genres: BIOGRAPHY, AUTOBIOGRAPHY, and MEMOIR

question Biography answer Story of someone’s life, written by someone else question Autobiography answer Story of someone’s life, written by themselves question Memoir answer A short account of the author’s experiences, written by themselves question Examples answer I am Malala, Diary of a Young Girl

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Boy Tales of Childhood-Roald Dahl’s Autobiography

question appendicitis answer inflammation of the appendix question shipbroker answer a person who supplies ships with all the necessities when they come to port question alpine answer related or pertaining to lofty mountains question mag sulph answer magnesium sulphate question precincts answer a district, usually of a city that is marked for governmental or administrative […]

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ASL Signing Naturally Chapter 15 Notes on Narrative Cinnie’s Autobiography

question When was Gallaudet University Founded answer 1864 question What type of school is Gallaudet University answer Only liberal arts university in the world established specifically for Deaf students question When was the National Technical Instate for the Deaft NTID founded? answer 1968 question When was Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act signed into law […]

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Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man Ch. 1

question Narrator answer The main character question Red Head answer The narrator’s best friend at school. question Shiny answer A black boy who is the best student in class. question Where was the narrator born? answer Georgia question What does his father give the narrator the last time he sees him? answer A ten dollar […]

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Autobiographical Writing

question Autobiographical Writing Presidents, actors, and astronauts have done it. In fact, anyone can do it! Even you can write an autobiography because who knows the story of your life better than you? Capturing moments from your life with words is autobiographical writing. Which moments from your life would you include? What title would you […]

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Equiano’s Autobiography

question Equiano is permanently separated from his sister answer After a brief reunion at the sea coast question What situation made Equiano wish for his former condition as a slave in Africa? answer The realization that he was never returning home. question The conditions of the enslaved people in the ships hold are answer Suffocating […]

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I Never Had It Made: An Autobiography of Jackie Robinson

question barred answer to prevent or block question shrewd answer clever question rebellion answer a fight against a government question bigoted answer intolerant; narrow-minded question inspiration answer idea question breakthrough answer an important discovery or development question tycoons answer a wealthy, powerful person in business or industry question rebuffs answer refuses question opposition answer a […]

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