Adams-Lee Junto

The Adams-Lee Junto was a faction in the Second Continental Congress that pushed for independence.

John Adams, 2nd President, Portrait, Trumbull

John Adams was a leader in the push for independence during the Second Continental Congress. Image Source: White House Historical Society.

During the Second Continental Congress, the push for independence was largely driven by Samual Adams, John Adams, and Richard Henry Lee. They led a faction that became known as the Adams-Lee Junto.

Other members Adams-Lee Junto were:

  • Wiliam Whipple
  • James Lovell
  • Arthur Lee
  • Francis Lightfoot Lee
  • Henry Laurens
  • James Searle

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  • Article Title Adams-Lee Junto
  • Author
  • Keywords Adams-Lee Junto, Samuel Adams, John Adams
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date June 13, 2024
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update June 11, 2024