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Prayers Held in Assembly Ever Morning

Prayers Held in Assembly Ever Morning

On JULY 26, 1775, Benjamin Franklin became the first U.S. Postmaster General, a position he held prior to the Revolution under the British Crown. Franklin’s public career began when organized Pennsylvania’s first volunteer militia during threaten Spanish and French attacks, and proposed a General Fast, which was approved by the Colony’s Council and printed in the Pennsylvania Gazette. Franklin published the sermons of Evangelist George Whitefield, which helped spread The Great Awakening Revival. He set up the lighting of city streets and coined the electrical terms “positive” and “negative.”

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