If ever a story embodied what has come to be known as the American dream, it is the life story of Benjamin Franklin. The work ethic of Franklin could be considered a passionate and energetic man who motivated himself by self-sovereignty and his strong work ethic to achieve self-improvement. Beyond his personal ambitions to attain self-improvement, Franklin’s deep notions and convictions inspired him to help others for a better life. Franklin’s desire in providing and creating useful solutions for society and states, his recounting of the assistance he gave to others demonstrated his convictions in his reasons for writing. In addition, the author Perkins in his book “The American Tradition in Literature” narrates that:
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This means, development in American journalism placed an important beginning for American democracy and the opening steps for American Revolution. Further, Due to his extensive hard work and his central character for self- improvements, Franklin never remembers not being able to read, allowing him to not have to go through as much schooling. As a consequence, at the age of twelve Franklin was able to start his work of printing. This not only brought significant approach to American democracy, but it became a great means of awareness for communities to be informed of opinions and circulate their notions contradicting the rule of king.
Apparently, science started to have a great impact on Franklin's life and after a while he handed his printing business over to his foreman with the intention of devoting his life to nothing but science. Electricity was a phenomenon that interested Franklin deeply. His experiments and observations on electricity brought him international fame.
Benjamin Franklin between 1757 and 1775 after returning to Philadelphia has been elected as a committee member to draft the Declaration of Independence. He brilliantly negotiated a treaty of alliance in 1778 where with his accompanies arranged the terms and signed the treaty of Paris that ended the revolution (Perkins, P 156). Franklin was simply the architect of American democracy and an important part of