How did Benjamin Franklin show support for the revolutionary war?
Franklin was one of the people working on the Decleration of Indipendance.
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first he tried to stop the war or keep it from happening but then when the government in England tried humiliating him he was all for the war and got other countries to help America.
He helped write the Declaration of Independence, and he worked on the Treaty of Paris
Answer . Yes, even though his son William was the Loyalist Govermor of New Jersey.
After the war, he helped form the Articles of Confederation and later the Constitution. He died in April 17, 1790.
Benjamin Franklin was one of the Founding Fathers and helped with the Declaration of Independence, met with the French to form an alliance, and was one of the most brilliant leaders of the revolution.
He was in France with Adams and Jefferson trying to raise money from the French court for the war. He spent 5 years there and didn't return to the colonies until 1787. While in Europe he was very famous and had a great following.
Benjamin Franklin was effected by the war because, He helped write the Declariton and the Constution. He wrote many pamphlets. He also was in the war for 8 years!
Benjamin Franklin supported the war, participated in the Continental Congress,and provided input as the Declaration and Constitution were w went toat thBrittish helped write the Declaration of Independence, He spent several years in France trying to gather support for the fight against Britain and w…as also involved in writing the Treaty of Paris. (MORE)
one of his accomplishments was raise money to fight the british. which he received from the french and the czar of russia. And also wrote the declaration of independence
Benjamin Franklin was important to the Revolutionary War. Hetraveled to France and made many helpful connections, he alsohelped in drafting a declaration proclaiming the colonies'independence.
Ben Franklin was a die-hard patriot who wrote the Declaration of Independence, but didn't fight in the war because he was one of the oldest men to assist the troops during the war, and he had a problem with his foot. He also had many famous quotes like, "we must all band together, or we will all han…g separately." in a war meeting 2nd Answer: Thomas Jefferson would be really surprised to hear that Ben Franklin wrote the Declaration of Independence. Franklin did come up with many good ideas to include in the Declaration. Franklin spent the War in France, trying to raise money for the Colonists, and trying to acquire France's military assistance in the war. (MORE)
Benjamin Franklin was an inventor, scientists, philosopher, publisher, writer and statesman. Franklin did not fight in the war.
During the latter part of the US Revolutionary War, and somewhat afterwards, Benjamin Franklin was the Ambassodor to France. Following that, in 1787, he served as a Delagate to the Philidelphia Convention. Though it was an honorary position, and he did not engage in much debate, he is the only Found…ing Father to have signed all four of the founding documents of the United States, The Declaration of Independence, The Treaty of Paris, The Treaty of Alliance with France, and the United States Constitution. For more information, please see the Related Link below. (MORE)
Benjamin Franklin shows that he is a kind person in various ways.He ensured that all his brothers were engaged in various tradepractices and he did not advocate for slavery.
he convinced the french to help them i think. and he helped write the declaration of Independence
He lived in my pants a lot i dont know why though>.< he did not live in toy land dummys
Yes Benjamin Franklin did support the Virginia Plan. The Virginia plan stated that representation should be decided by population. Benjamin Franklin liked this because he was from a big state, Pennsylvania.
Well, I guess you could say that, all he really did was raise money to fight the british. He also kind of ended the war by signing the decloration of indipendince.
He was in France trying to get money and troops for the war. He was also in his 70's at the time and too old to fight. He also had gout and had problems moving around.
Yes. His son William Franklin was a loyalist, and on the British's side. Ben Franklin was ashamed of his son.
Most likely not by himself. But he did help convince the French to aid the American cause. He appealed to the French by wearing a fur hat and amused ladies of the court. His popularity bought Louis XVI into bankrolling the revolution. After a French flotilla came to the rescue, the British army unde…r Clinton left Philadelphia and went on the defensive. Clinton retreated to New York City in 1778 out of fear. Washington followed close by resulting in The Battle of Monmouth. Most of the British remained in New York while Cornwallis went on a fruitless campaign in the South. The Revolutionary War was nominally over when Cornwallis was trapped by the French fleet. (MORE)
He never gives up on life even when it's hard he went on and became a famous person.
Benjamin Franklin went to France during the American Revolution and eventually convinced the French to join the war against England.
Ben Franklin was a great leader of the American revolution . He help write the Declaration of Independence and also sign it to show that he support it . He had a great influence on people . He Had many job like a politician ,a writer ,a inventor and many more .
He persuaded the french to openly and fully support americanindependence, and he signed the declaration of independence.
Franklin was a very active man. He did many things before the war. He was a newspaperman, scientist, inventor, politician, and diplomat. Born in Boston he was apprenticed to his printer brother James at 12 years old. In 1723 he moved to Philadelphia and began a newspaper. This became the most succes…sful newspaper in the colonies. He published Poor Richard's Almanac from 1733 to 1758. He helped get Philadelphia streets paved, cleaned, and got lights. He founded the first library and an academy that grew into the University of Penn. In 1743 he invented the Franklin stove to warm houses and studied electricity. Franklin went to England in 1757 to represent William Penn and he remained there until 1775. He was loyal to the king until he was called before Parliament after the Boston Tea Party. He came home ready to support independence. He worked with Jefferson on the Declaration of Independence and was a signer on the declaration. He served in congress before sailing in 1776 to France. He was in France through the entire war trying to get money to help with the war. He was in Europe for 5 years and didn't return until 1784, but was home in time to help work on the constitution. (MORE)
No Benjamin Franklin liked to party a lot and on October 12, 1772 in France he overdosed at a party and died while streaking through the streets of Paris.. No Benjamin Franklin liked to party a lot and on October 12, 1772 in France he overdosed at a party and died while streaking through the street…s of Paris.. No Benjamin Franklin liked to party a lot and on October 12, 1772 in France he overdosed at a party and died while streaking through the streets of Paris.. No Benjamin Franklin liked to party a lot and on October 12, 1772 in France he overdosed at a party and died while streaking through the streets of Paris.. No Benjamin Franklin liked to party a lot and on October 12, 1772 in France he overdosed at a party and died while streaking through the streets of Paris. (MORE)
He was the colonies' ambassador to France and convinced the French government to fight alongside the Americans against the British. He published pro-American books and a newspaper. He served on the Continental Congress. He was instrumental in the planning of our system of government. He was one of t…he Founding Fathers and one of the American representatives signing the Treaty of Versailles.. He was respected by everyone and his huge decision to support the colonies in the pursuit of independence was incredible. (MORE)
Answer: . Franklin was appointed by the Continental Congress as an Ambassador to France. Where he spent most of the War lobbying the French government for funds and aide for the American forces. Prior to France he was in England attempting to secure rights and freedoms for the American colonists.… (MORE)
I believe his name was daniel morgan! He used gorilla warfare to fight the red coats
In 1776 Franklin was sent by the colonies to France. The French adored him and in 1778 he secured a military alliance with the French that ultimately helped the Americans win the revolution. He also helped negotiate the Treaty of Paris, which ended the revolution.
french, spanish, dutch, austrians, native Americans, pirates, and African slaves they promised freedom to, but they just put them back in chains after
Benjamin Franklin went to France to seek their assistance on behalfof the colonists during the American Revolution. He arrived inParis in December, 1776 and returned to America in 1785.
No. He was in France during the war and was in his 70's when it started.
After he was on the committee to help write the Declaration he left for France to try to get funding for the war from the French. He was in France with Jefferson and Admas for the most part of the war. Franklin was very popular in France and for a time shared a room with Adams.
Benjamin Franklin did do a lot with making the constitution and all that kind of work with the laws and stuff but he didn't do anything in the war like the fight. he was to old and weighed to much. he did work but not the dirty work
the loyalist did, but the patriots did not. Britain eventually declared war on the colonies.
i think they were neutral so they didnt do anything in fact they protested (and still do today) about wars of any kind if you want to know what the quaker parrot did, well they were in brazil so they just carried on with the rest of their lives
He never gives up on life even when it's hard he went on and he became a famous person.
Benjamin Franklin served as a spy and went to England to see their stance on the Revolutionary War. At age 81 he went to France to support the Americans in this war.
Ben Franklin signed the Declaration of Independence, an undeniableact of high treason to the British Crown. If the AmericanRevolution had failed -- and, as late as 1781, there was stillconsiderable doubt whether it would succeed -- Franklin would havebeen executed for this act. This is why Franklin …stated, in urgingunity between the delegates from all thirteen colonies: "We mustall hang together, or assuredly we shall all hang separately." Wemust, indeed, all hang together or, most assuredly, we shall allhang separately (MORE)
He was an ambassador for the colonies trying to gain France's support to enter the war on our side (Americans).
He begged the king of France to sign a treaty pledging that France will help the colonists in the Revolutionary War.
Franklin didn't stop the war. The surrender at Yorktown ended the war. Franklin was in France for most of the war and not in the colonies.
to protec de americans with his powers.. i love AMERICA hohoho felis navidad y prospero new year.... xD
Benjamin Franklin served as an emissary to France and solicited their King to send armed forces to America to help fight the British thus obtaining America's independence.
ben did nothing but stay hom with hi grand children until he died at age of 84
In the years leading up the revolution, Franklin spent much of his time in Europe. Especially of note, in England he argued for American interests and became popular in the eyes of many colonists for his role in repealing the stamp act. He was elected as the first post master general of the United …States by the Second Continental Congress and served in that role when the war broke out. He was part of the five man committee that was elected to draft the Declaration of Independence. For most of the actual war however, Franklin served as the young country's ambassador to France and worked to convince them to join the revolution on the side of the colonists. He did not return to the United States until 1785. (The war was officially ended by the Treaty of Paris 1783 signed on September the 3rd.) (MORE)
Ben Franklin was a leader of the rebel colonists and signed the Declaration of Independence. His illegitimate son, William Franklin, was a loyalist and the last British governor of New Jersey.
Franklin concluded that English people living in North Americawould never be treated as equals -- either politically or socially-- to those living in Britain, so he concluded that Americansneeded to form a government separate from Britain. Initially, Franklin thought that British leaders needed onl…y to beaware that the officials appointed to government positions inAmerica were denying basic rights enjoyed by all Englishmen, andthose leaders would correct the situation. He eventually concludedthat only independence from Britain would permit liberty to existin America. (MORE)