Did you ever wonder what kind of furniture Ben Franklin owned??

http://www.benfranklin300.org/_etc_pdf/Talbott-Franklin_AFA.pdf

Click on the above link to read about Ben Franklin’s furniture.  Furniture?  Yes! Furniture!  You never know, you might find it interesting.  Read the article and write 10 facts and submit for your Current Event.  Comments?  Post one!

Library chair with folding steps, London or Philadelphia, 1760–1780.

Possibly designed by Benjamin Franklin. Mahogany, leather, and steel, 50 x 27˙

x 34ⓒ inches (127 x 69.9 x 87 cm). Owned by Benjamin Franklin; given to the

American Philosophical Society by Franklin’s son-in-law Richard Bache in 1792.

American Philosophical Society. Photography by Peter Harholdt.

 

 

Washington: The man behind the myth

His Excellency George Washington

Joseph Ellis and host Bryan Le Beau discuss the life of George Washington and offer new insights into what shaped the man behind the myth. Joseph Ellis is an award winning historian and author of His Excellency: George Washington.

Listen to this podcast from the Organization of American Historians.  Complete a Blog Log.

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Why don’t you take this Quiz about the Constitution? See how you do.

http://www.historynow.org/09_2007/interactive.html

Click on the link above to take a Quiz about the Constitution.  I scored a 90.  What will you score?  Take the Quiz, tell me your grade and the questions you answered incorrectly and perhaps I will give you extra credit.  Post your score and questions you had wrong in a comment.  Good Luck!!  Will you beat my score?