Chariots of The Gods by Erich von DänikenErich von Danikens Chariots of the Gods is a work of monumental importance--the first book to introduce the shocking theory that ancient Earth had been visited by aliens. This world-famous bestseller has withstood the test of time, inspiring countless books and films, including the authors own popular sequel, The Eyes of the Sphinx. But here is where it all began--von Danikens startling theories of our earliest encounters with alien worlds, based upon his lifelong studies of ancient ruins, lost cities, potential spaceports, and a myriad of hard scientific facts that point to extraterrestrial intervention in human history. Most incredible of all, however, is von Danikens theory that we ourselves are the descendants of these galactic pioneers--and the archeological discoveries that prove it... * An alien astronaut preserved in a pyramid
* Thousand-year-old spaceflight navigation charts
* Computer astronomy from Incan and Egyptian ruins
* A map of the land beneath the ice cap of Antarctica
* A giant spaceport discovered in the Andes
Includes remarkable photos that document mankinds first contact with aliens at the dawn of civilization.
Benjamin Franklin: Founding Father, Entrepreneur, and Scientist
Not only was Ben good at clever sayings, he helped draft the Declaration of Independence and the Constitution of the United States, established the postal system, helped turn electricity from a parlor trick into a powerful force that would change humanity, and achieved many more notable accomplishments. Though Mr. Benjamin was baptized at the Old South Meeting House, which was not far from his house. He was part of a large family composed of 17 children. Ben was the tenth child and youngest son.
Franklin was a leading author, printer, political theorist , politician, Freemason , postmaster, scientist, inventor, humorist, civic activist, statesman, and diplomat. As a scientist, he was a major figure in the American Enlightenment and the history of physics for his discoveries and theories regarding electricity. As an inventor, he is known for the lightning rod , bifocals , and the Franklin stove , among other inventions. Franklin earned the title of "The First American" for his early and indefatigable campaigning for colonial unity , initially as an author and spokesman in London for several colonies. In the words of historian Henry Steele Commager , "In a Franklin could be merged the virtues of Puritanism without its defects, the illumination of the Enlightenment without its heat. Franklin became a successful newspaper editor and printer in Philadelphia, the leading city in the colonies, publishing the Pennsylvania Gazette at the age of
One of the leading figures of early American history, Benjamin Franklin was a statesman, author, publisher, scientist, inventor and diplomat. Born into a Boston family of modest means, Franklin had little formal education.
Benjamin Franklin was a Founding Father and a polymath, inventor, scientist, printer, politician, freemason and diplomat. Franklin helped to draft the Declaration of Independence and the U. His scientific pursuits included investigations into electricity, mathematics and mapmaking. Franklin was born on January 17, , in Boston, in what was then known as the Massachusetts Bay Colony. Franklin was his 15th child and youngest son.
Born on January 17, in Boston, he rose from humble beginnings to become one of the most influential and renowned figures of his age. Franklin was born in Boston to a modest family and apprenticed by his brother against his will as a printer. He soon engaged in politics, clerked for the Pennsylvania Legislature, served in various postmaster posts, and served as a member of the Pennsylvania Legislature. In turn, he served as a colonial agent in London, a member of the First Continental Congress, Minister to France, and a leading delegate to the Constitutional Convention. More Praise for America's Survival Guide " America's Survival Guide is a bold and insightful work that should be taken seriously by those concerned with the future of America. We ignore it at our peril.