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How The Irish Convinced Benjamin Franklin To Start A Revolution

Ended Jun 23, 2021

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At first Franklin fancied himself a loyal Colonist to the Crown; many of his neighbors felt the same way. As tensions grew Franklin went to England seeking a diplomatic solution. He knew war against the world’s most powerful navy was a fool’s errand. While in England for over 10 years, a chance visit to Ireland changed Franklin’s mind about war with the British. Find out how.


Date & Time:

June 23, 2021
Wednesday, 2:00PM-3:15PM


Ted Smith


Online, a WebEx link will be emailed before the start of class.

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Jennifer Krupa


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