What is the origin of the name Benjamin?

Answer Benjamin is a boy's name that originated in Hebrew and means “son of the right hand.” Benjamin was the youngest son of the Biblical patriarch Jacob. Popular nicknames of the name include Ben, B... Read More »

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How much is an old benjamin air rifle?

An old Benjamin air rifle will cost a buyer between $300 and $500 depending on the seller and the condition of the gun. If the gun is still able to be pumped and hold pressure, then the price will ... Read More »

Who was Benjamin Banneker?

Benjamin Banneker was an 18th century African-American scientist, author and mathematician. Banneker published several almanacs and helped disprove Thomas Jefferson's notion that black people were ... Read More »

How did benjamin banneker become famous?

African-American inventor Benjamin Banneker found fame in his later years, in the latter part of the 18th century, and early part of the 19th century. In his last 25 years, Banneker was famous as a... Read More »

What Did Benjamin Bradley Invent?

Benjamin Bradley was born a slave in Annapolis, Maryland, around 1830. He is credited with inventing the first steam engine able to power a small warship (a sloop-of-war). According to the Maryland... Read More »