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    Ben Franklin’s Turkey

    Nov 17, 11 • 122 Views • Behavioral Economics, Economic Debates, Economic History, Economic Thinkers, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    The bald eagle is our national bird but, according to Ben Franklin, the turkey should have been. In a letter to his daughter, he explains why. “True original natives,” turkeys are American birds. “…Though a little vain and silly, [the...