Explain the Junto. How was it organized, who were its members, and what was its purpose? Discuss ONE new development that came from the Junto.
Your test answers should be written in short paragraphs, and the entire document should be at least 700 words in length (a well-documented exam will be much longer than this).
1. For whom does Franklin write his autobiography? Who is his audience? Describe the stages in which the book is written. (This information will be in the introduction to your book.)
2. Franklin faced many obstacles as he tried to set himself up with a print shop. Describe TWO of these obstacles and explain how he overcame them.
3. Franklin mentions multiple times that he errs in his judgment about a situation. Describe ONE of these errors and how he corrected it. What do you think he learned from this mistake?
4. Explain the Junto. How was it organized, who were its members, and what was its purpose? Discuss ONE new development that came from the Junto.
5. Whom do you think was the single most influential person in Franklin’s life? Explain your choice using concrete examples from the autobiography.
6. In your opinion, what did Franklin want his audience to learn about his life (or life in general) from reading his autobiography? Support your answer with a quote from the text.