Benjamin Franklin: The Original Hipster - Travel Writer

Benjamin Franklin: The Original Hipster - Travel Writer
Rick Adams

In 1776, Benjamin Franklin arrived in Paris as America’s first foreign ambassador to France. His primary goal was to obtain French aid for the American colonies and he spent the majority of his time with upper class intellectuals, winning over the elite who were fascinated by the renowned American scientist and statesman. In the end, over his nine years in Paris, Franklin became an extremely popular local celebrity while also succeeding in his mission to get French aid for the American Revolution.

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BENJAMIN FRANKLIN: THE ORIGINAL HIPSTER
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