Benjamin Franklin and the Self-Made Man: Making America

Benjamin Franklin was a scientist, inventor, diplomat, writer, and publisher. But he is best remembered for being the guiding spirit behind the founding of the United States. Dinesh D’Souza describes the key role Franklin played in America’s beginning.

*correction at 4:12. Franklin listed 13 virtues, not 7.

This video is part of a 5-part series. Click here to watch the entire Making America series.

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