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The kite that won the Revolution : production material, ca. 1963.

Author: Victor Mays; Isaac Asimov
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Publication:Papers
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Ink illustrations.

Benjamin Franklin's study of electricity led to his invention of the lightning rod, which helped establish his name in Europe as well as in the North American Colonies. When the Colonies needed France's help to gain independence, Franklin's scientific reputation, his skill as a diplomat, and his popularity with the French aristocracy secured the alliance needed to defeat the British.

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Genre/Form: Book illustrations
Ink drawings
Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Named Person: Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin; Benjamin Franklin
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Victor Mays; Isaac Asimov
OCLC Number: 62681109
In: Mays, Victor
Description: Illustrations: 8 items.

Abstract:

Ink illustrations.

Benjamin Franklin's study of electricity led to his invention of the lightning rod, which helped establish his name in Europe as well as in the North American Colonies. When the Colonies needed France's help to gain independence, Franklin's scientific reputation, his skill as a diplomat, and his popularity with the French aristocracy secured the alliance needed to defeat the British.

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