Entries Related to Ben FranklinJefferson, Thomas - BiographyThomas Jefferson was a Founding Father and the third President of the United States. He is the author of the Declaration of Independence and founded the University of Virginia. He also served as Governor of Virginia, Virginia Congressman, Minister to France, Secretary of State under George Washington and Vice President under John Adams.Adams, John - BiographyJohn Adams was a Founding Father, America's First Ambassador to the Court of St. James and the Second President of the United States. He was also the first Vice President, serving two terms under George Washington.Albany Congress (1754)The Albany Congress, held in Albany, New York in June and July of 1754, was a meeting between colonial leaders and leaders of the Iroquois tribe. During the Albany Congress, Benjamin Franklin proposed the Albany Plan.Albany Plan of Union (1754)The Albany Plan of union was proposed by Benjamin Franklin and called for the formation of a permanent federation of the American colonies.