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This caught my attention: notice the last name of writer..Quote: “Nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes.”  Where it came from: While Ben Franklin definitely used the quote in his “Poor Richard’s Almanac,” it didn’t originate with him and first appeared earlier. Edward Ward in his 1724 “Dancing Devils” wrote “Death and Taxes, they are certain.” And Christopher Bullock wrote in his 1716 “Cobler of Preston” that “’Tis impossible to be sure of anything but Death and Taxes.”

Benjamin Franklin is one of our founding father. He signed The Declaration of Independence. He is a very important figure in the Revolutionary War.

Ben Franklin, now there is true wisdom...

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." ~ Benjamin Franklin I was trying to explain this to my husband the other day. I have a vague memory of it from school.

50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine B-59 refused to agree with his Captain’s order to launch nuclear torpedoes against US warships and setting off what might well have been a terminal superpower nuclear war.

50 years ago, at the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, second-in-command Vasilli Arkhipov of the Soviet submarine refused to agree with his Captain’s order to launch nuclear torpedos against US.

Patrick Henry, Founding Father, "Give me liberty or give me death"

Patrick Henry, Founding Father, famous for his speech including the lines. "Give me liberty or give me death"

Tell me and I forget.  Teach me and I remember.  Involve me and I learn. - Ben Franklin (scheduled via http://www.tailwindapp.com?utm_source=pinterest&utm_medium=twpin&utm_content=post57761038&utm_campaign=scheduler_attribution)

Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn. - Ben Franklin I'd love this for my classroom

Lettre de Descartes à Chanut : « On a distingué deux sortes d’amours : l’une qu’on nomme amour de bienveillance, en laquelle ce désir ne paraît pas tant, et l’autre qu’on nomme amour de concupiscence, laquelle n’est qu’un désir fort violent, fondé sur un amour qui est souvent faible. »

Lettre de Descartes à Chanut : « On a distingué deux sortes d'amours : l'une qu'on nomme amour de bienveillance, en laquelle ce désir ne paraît pas tant, et l'autre qu'on nomme amour de concupiscence, laquelle n'est qu'un désir fort violent, fondé sur un amour qui est souvent faible

Lettre de Descartes à Chanut : « On a distingué deux sortes d’amours : l’une qu’on nomme amour de bienveillance, en laquelle ce désir ne paraît pas tant, et l’autre qu’on nomme amour de concupiscence, laquelle n’est qu’un désir fort violent, fondé sur un amour qui est souvent faible. »

Legendary Stories from American History: George Clymer, American Patriot

Legendary Stories from American History: George Clymer, American Patriot

American revolutionary Alexander Hamilton, the first U.S. secretary of the treasury, was born on Jan. 11, 1755.

The American Presidents—Washington to Lincoln

The Federalist Party was the first American political party, from the early to They controlled the federal government until Formed by Alexander Hamilton. His supporters grew into the Federalist Party.

Cidade e campo - Benjamin Franklin - Mensagens Com Amor (4264)

Cidade e campo - Benjamin Franklin - Pensadores

Benjamin Franklin A founding father to include his work during the American Revolution. As a young man who worked his way up in the world through hard work, determination, wisdom and enterprise - something every leader can be inspired by

Homeschooler's Guide to Benjamin Franklin - huge list of resources including living books, copywork, notebooking, and more! #history #homeschool

Homeschooler's Guide to Benjamin Franklin

Homeschooler's Guide to Benjamin Franklin - huge list of resources including living books, copywork, notebooking, and more!

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