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Historical Question:


Write a paragraph that answers the addresses the following points:

1. Who is your "I am..." person? What made you interested in this person?
Answer: My "I am.." person is Benjamin Fraklin, the guy who discovered electricity! He was much more behind the discovery of electricity though. In fact, he was a respected author, printer, satirist, political theorist, politician, scientist, inventor, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. I chose him because i wanted to know what he was outside of his discovery of electricity, because for a lot of people, that's all they know about him.
2. Explain what you already knew about your "I am..." person prior to beginning your research.
Answer: I did not know much about Benjamin Franklin before i started this project. I knew that he did many things outside of i,t i just didn't know what. Now through this project, i will learn about who he truly was.
3. What are some of the questions that came into your mind about your person while
researching? What did you wonder about?
Answer: I wondered about what he liked to do, (which turned out to be chess and other games) and what he did for a living, and what else he did during his lifestlye. I also wanted to know "How did he die?" and "What are some things that are named after Benjamin Franklin?".

My Primary Historical Question: Who was Benjamin Franklin outside of his discovery of electriity?
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