Benjamin Franklin is famous as one of the Founding Fathers of the United States and helping to draft the Constitution and the Declaration of Independence. Franklin was a Renaissance man. Besides his career as a diplomat, public servant and accomplished printer, he is credited with discoveries about electricity and inventing bifocals, among other things.
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Scharf, Meg K., "My New Goal: Follow Ben Franklin's Rule to Set Aside 1 Hour a Day to Learn" (2017). UCF Forum. 238.