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Revolutionary Diplomats: Franklin and Adams

How We Became America: The Untold Story

During the Revolutionary War, Benjamin Franklin and John Adams were both sent by Congress to Paris – with the vital diplomatic mission of securing French aid in the war. The two Founding Fathers lived together but they were far from ideal housemates. (Runtime 2:21)

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