Fun Fact: When Benjamin Franklin’s Grandson Died in Jail

Fun facts about Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin’s grandson Benjamin Franklin Bache started his own newspaper. However he was harshly critical of both the presidencies of George Washington and John Adams. He was thrown in jail because of the Alien and Sedition Acts which did not tolerate criticism. He died before Thomas Jefferson pardoned everyone affected by it.

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