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Samuel Adams 1722-1803
Among those who signed theDeclaration of Independence, and were conspicuous in the revolution, thereexisted, of course, a great diversity of intellectual endowments; nor did allrender to their country, in those perilous days, the same important services.Like the luminaries of heavens each contributed his portion of influence; but,like them, they differed, as star differeth from star in glory. But in theconstellation of great men, which adorned that era, few shone with morebrilliancy, or exercised a more powerful influence than Samuel Adams.
Signers of the Declaration of Independence: Samuel Adams 1722-1803
Samuel and John Adams' names are almost synonymous in allaccounts of the Revolution that grew, largely, out of Boston. Though they werecousins and not brothers, they were often referred to as the Adams' brothers,or simply as the Adams'. Samuel Adams was born in Boston, son of a merchant andbrewer. He was an excellent politician, an unsuccessful brewer, and a poorbusinessman.
Governors of Massachusetts: Samuel Adams 1722-1803
Samuel Adams was called "the greatest incendiary in theEmpire" by Royal Governor Thomas Hutchinson. Two decades later, thegreatest incendiary would be Governor himself.
Guide to Research Collections: Samuel Adams 1722-1803
A guide to the collected works of Samuel Adams
The Rights of the Colonists by Samuel Adams
The text of a Report of the Committee of Correspondence tothe Boston Town Meeting, Nov. 20, 1772, written by Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams Biography
Adams played a prominent role in planning and executing theBoston Tea Party. Adams' views became radical after the British closed the portof Boston and quartered troops in the city in 1774. He attended both the FirstContinental Congress (1774) and the Second Continental Congress (1775),speaking forcefully as an advocate of independence. On the eve of hostilities,Adams narrowly eluded the British forces at Lexington. He continued to serve inthe Congress during the War and was a signer of the Declaration ofIndependence.
SAMUEL ADAMS Biography
The colonial leader Samuel Adamswas an influential figure in the years leading up to the American Revolution(1775–83). His newspaper articles and organizational activities helped inspireAmerican colonists to rebel against the British government.
Sons of Liberty: Patriots or Terrorists? How A Secret Society of Rebel Americans Made Its Mark on Early America
For the American "armchair historian," thisAmerican Revolutionary organization conjures up a myriad of confusing images.But, what of this "secret" organization that played such an integralpart in advancing the idea of American independence from Great Britain? Whatwere the Sons of Liberty? Who were its members and how widespread was itssupport among the thirteen colonies comprising British America? What was theideology and degree of political affiliation within the organization?
On American Independence by Samuel Adams
Text of a speech presented by Samuel Adams at the statehouse in Philadelphia on August 1, 1776 advocating American independence fromGreat Britain.
Samuel Adams Facts
This is a list of basic Samuel Adams Facts. SamuelAdams is sometimes called the "Father of the American Revolution"because of his early stand against the tyranny of Great Britain and hisspeeches and writings that drew many American colonists into the fight forfreedom. This list of Samuel Adams Facts contains basic things such as birthand death dates, marriage dates, number of children and occupations as a youngman. It is also contains some interesting and less well known Samuel AdamsFacts.