Ben Franklin’s World, your favorite early American history podcast, is available on your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad!

You’ll be able to:
* Stream episodes from anywhere
* Stay updated with the latest episodes
* Download episodes and play them when offline
* Resume episodes from where you left off
* Star your favorite episodes
* Optimize your listening experience with playback controls like continuous play, speed 1x, repeat off, car mode, and sleep timer
* Use the contact methods for the show to send us an email or leave a message on Facebook or Twitter

Ben Franklin’s World is a podcast for people who love history and for those who want to know more about the historical people and events that have impacted and shaped our present-day world.

Each episode of this weekly podcast features a conversation with an historian who helps us shed light on important people and events in early American history.

Host Liz Covart is an historian of early America who holds a Ph.D. in history. She started Ben Franklin’s World because she believes that history is the key to understanding who we are and how we can affect a better future.

If you’re a fan of the show you won’t want to be without this app!

What's New

Version 2.3.8

Minor bug fixes.

Ratings and Reviews

5.0 out of 5
9 Ratings
9 Ratings

The best history podcast

I'm an AP US History teacher and I love this app! The authors and professors interviewed on BF World are like rock stars to me. The show is wonderfully detailed, original, thoughtful, and accessible. I learn so much from BFW and I am looking for ways to use it in my classroom.


THE podcast for early American history

Absolutely love this podcast and always learn something valuable from it. If you love American history, then this is a must-subscribe.


The perfect app for history lovers

For anyone interested in early American history, this app/podcast is for you. The interviews are engaging, the show notes/resources are superb, and the Ben Franklin's World community is a wonderful group of thoughtful listeners. As a history teacher, I highly recommend this app/podcast to teachers, students & anyone who is interested by Early American History.


Elizabeth Covart
31.7 MB
Requires iOS 8.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
Age Rating
Rated 4+
© 2015


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