Adams-Lee Junto

The Adams-Lee Junto was a faction in the Second Continental Congress.

John Adams, Portrait, Stuart

John Adams was a leader in the push for independence during the Second Continental Congress.

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

Citation Information

The following information is provided for citations.

  • Article Title Adams-Lee Junto
  • Author
  • Keywords Adams-Lee Junto, Samuel Adams, John Adams
  • Website Name American History Central
  • Access Date February 27, 2024
  • Publisher R.Squared Communications, LLC
  • Original Published Date
  • Date of Last Update August 14, 2022

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