Samuel Adams: The Sons Of Liberty
The Sons of Liberty was a secret society created to protest the Stamp Act. Members of the Sons of Liberty didn’t think it was fair that the British put taxes on all printed documents to raise money for British’s debt from the war. The Stamp Act forced the colonists to buy stamped paper for every legal document, pamphlet, license, almanac, and newspaper. Many protests broke out against the Stamp Act, but the Sons of Liberty were one of the main protest organizations. They harassed stamp collectors, customs workers, and even a few …show more content…
He signed the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. Adams believed that unity and the constitution were two of the most important things. He also believed that there needed to be religion and virtue in government. Adams described these thoughts and beliefs through a speech that he gave to the Continental Congress in 1776, the day before the Declaration of Independence was signed by the Congress. This speech shared his thoughts about what America needed and what was necessary for a government. The Declaration of Independence is one of the most important documents in American history and Sam Adams was a contributor of this document.
Samuel Adams was a great man and clearly helped America get to where it is today. Without his help in organizing and leading the Boston Tea Party and signing the Declaration of Independence, the country we live in today would be much different. Although he failed in a lot of his career choices, his successes are what’s really