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Benjamin Franklin's printing press
Benjamin Franklin's printing press

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Benjamin Franklin, the Printer

And Benjamin did make it on his own. Eventually he opened his own printing shop in Philadelphia. Benjamin's shop printed all kinds of things including Pennsylvania's currency (money), his own newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette, and his Poor Richard's Almanac. For the rest of his life, regardless of his other accomplishments, Benjamin always considered himself a printer.


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