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    Mar 3, 12 • 218 Views • Behavioral Economics, Businesses, Demand, Supply, and Markets, Economic Debates, Economic History, Government, Households, Innovation, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, Thinking Economically, UncategorizedNo Comments

    While the U.S. had postal services since the 1600s, Ben Franklin transformed the system. Appointed Deputy Postmaster for the Colonies by the British, he established our first home mail delivery system, diminished to a single day the letter delivery time