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The Americanization of Benjamin Franklin by Gordon S. Wood
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Aug 06, 2011

really liked it
Read in August, 2011

Definitely an insightful analysis of Ben Franklin's true personality. Some revolutionaries fight for an idea, some become ardent revolutionary leaders because of personal grievances. Wood demonstrated than with Franklin the latter was mostly the case. The Founding Fathers weren't Gods, neither was Franklin

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