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Like william penn's plan of union of 1697, benjamin franklin's albany plan of 1754 was an attempt to solve problems faced by the colonist and came about as a result of war over empire this war, an extension of the war of the austrian succession, is known as king george's war in the colonies. What was the albany plan the albany congress was a meeting of the congress is notable for producing benjamin franklin's albany plan. The albany congress formed a committee that was tasked to carefully consider the different plans and proposals it finally settled in on franklin’s proposal, with just a few adjustments and modifications among the members that comprised the committee included chief justice benjamin chew, isaac norris and richard peters. What was benjamin franklin's reaction to the colonies rejection of the congress's proposal for colonial home why was benjamin franklin's albany plan of. Franklin's political cartoon posted in the pennsylvania gazette upon hearing of the albany congress, his newspaper, the pennsylvania gazette, published the political cartoon 'join or die,' illustrating the importance of unity within the colonies by comparing the colonies to pieces of a snake's body.
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The purposes of the albany congress were twofold to try to secure the support and cooperation of the iroquois in fighting the french, and to form a colonial alliance based on a design by benjamin franklin. The political push to increase cooperation among the then-loyal colonies began with the albany congress in 1754 and benjamin franklin's proposed intercolonial. Timeline chronological events benjamin’s father, josiah franklin attended the albany congress as representative of pennsylvania proposing common defense.
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