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  • Samuel Adams And The Sons Of Liberty

    Samuel Adams is a monumental political American hero who assisted in leading the movement towards the American revolution, an event that started American history and lasted from 1775 and lasted until 1783. He was a key player is events against various acts and taxes put on the new world by Great Britain. Without his courage and bravery to stand up against Great Britain America would not be what it is today. Samuel Adams was born on September twenty seventh, seventeen twenty two in Boston Massachusetts. He grew up there where as a child he learned a lot about politics from his parents, mostly being from his dad who was a political leader there in Boston. After Adams had tried on several occasions to start a business in the New world yet failed,…

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  • Samuel Adams: The Sons Of Liberty

    Samuel Adams is considered to be one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. He grew up in a well respected, religious family. He had many jobs, but the only thing he could succeed at was politics. He created many political groups and helped the United States become the way that it is today. He contributed to many major events that led to the start of the American Revolution and the rise of the United States. Sam Adams was born on September 27, 1722, in Boston, Massachusetts.…

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  • Why Was Samuel Adams Important

    Samuel Adams. He went to Harvard, tried brewing, and was the brother of president John Adams. Some people say that Samuel Adams really didn't do much for the colonies, but that is simply not true. It is important that Samuel Adams should be recognized as a significant figure in history. He helped propel America towards independence with his actions and words, helped with the war effort against Britain, and had an important role in independent America’s government. First of all, Samuel Adams…

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  • Civil Disobedience In Antigone And Samuel Adams

    Civil Disobedience In many cases, a person is willing to give everything they possess for what they believe in. Their moral convictions or other reasons encourage them to take actions that they would not usually display. Two examples of individuals following a higher moral law are Antigone, the main character of the age-old Greek play Antigone by Sophocles, and Samuel Adams, an American freedom fighter who led the Boston Tea Party in 1773. Both of these individuals committed civil disobedience,…

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  • Causes Of The Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party: The Cause While the British Parliament were trying to save the stumbling East India Company by exempting them on the export tax, the American colonist viewed this act as another illustration of taxation tyranny. On December 16th of 1773, a group of colonist in Massachusetts disguised themselves as Mohawk Indians, gathered in Boston Harbor on three different British tea ships and discarded 342 chests of tea over the ships and into the Harbor (“Boston Tea Party,” 2007). This…

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  • Sons Of Liberty's Role In The American Revolution

    Samuel Adams, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, Etc. Where all believers in the separation of Great Britain and the colonies theses individuals where known as patriots. Many people saw no reason to part away from the British Government they were called loyalist such as Lord Dunmore and Jonathan Boucher. Dunmore was governor of Virginia who attacked the homes and plantations of Patriots, and “Dunmore began enlisting any man who was free and willing to serve, a practice that led him to recruiting…

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  • Reasons For Declaration Of Independence

    This famous quote is yelled through the town to warn them the British were advancing. Paul Revere was ordered to ride to Lexington by Joseph Warren to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock about the troops planning to attack. On the morning of April 19, 1775 the Battle of Lexington and Concord took place sparking the beginning of the American Revolutionary War. Even with the war occurring, the colonists still wanted their independence and King George the 3rd wanted to put an end to these…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Stamp Act

    In 1765 the Stamp Act was passed which upset my family and the rest of the colonists. This upset my family because we were already poor and this did not help us. This made the things we bought more expensive than what it was. They wants us to pay taxes because they want us to pay for the “French And Indian War”. If we wanted to send a letter to my Uncle Rick in Virginia we now have to buy a stamp to send a letter to him. Why are the British charging the colonies for the war? The British know…

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  • Booston Tea Party: The Boston Tea Party

    It was the night of December 16, 1773, 342 chests of tea that belonged to the East India Company were thrown into Boston harbor by American Patriots. Americans were throwin this tea into the harbor because we were going to lose money. Britain was selling this tea for a low price so they can make more money for themselves. Ships carrying the tea were refused permission to dock in New York, Philadelphia, and Charleston. By these men doing this it showed the British what all the colonist thought…

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  • Thomas Hutchinson's Contribution To The American Revolution

    1757-58. His position lead up to the Revolutionary War in different ways (Britannica). During 1763-1765, Hutchinson was the most powerful man in the colony of Massachusetts Bay. Though he was targeted by two people; Samuel Adams and James Otis. Hutchinson agreed with Otis and Adams when they thought…

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