Samuel Adams

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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…

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  • The Pros And Cons Of The Stamp Act

    a letter to him. Why are the British charging the colonies for the war? The British know we are country that doesn’t have a lot of money. Tomorrow we have a town meeting to talk about the stamp act. Are very own samuel Adams will be there, who is against the stamp act. Samuel Adams does not think it is right that the British charge us…

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  • Paul Revere's Midnight Ride: A Criticism Of

    If one were to hear the name “Paul Revere”, the first thing that comes to mind would most likely be his famous Midnight Ride. Those who have had a third grade history lesson would jump to images of Revere riding through Lexington on horseback, shouting warnings about the imminent arrival of the British troops. However, there is more to this historical figure than what is commonly perceived. A member of the Sons of Liberty, Paul Revere delivered countless messages that kept the revolution alive.…

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  • How Did The American Revolution Change The World

    found freedoms of the American citizens. The Declaration of Independence served as a form of government for the people during that time. The Declaration of Independence was officially adopted on July 4, 1776, and signed by John Handcock, Samuel Adams, John Adams, Benjamin Franklin, and John Penn to name a few. “Together with the Constitution and the Bill of Rights, the Declaration of Independence can be counted as one of the three essential founding documents of the United States” (SOURCE…

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  • The Destruction Of The Boston Tea Party

    People started a political protest which was known as the Destruction of the Tea in Boston, sponsored by the Sons of Liberty in Boston. John Adams was the head of the group. On the night of December 16, 1773, Samuel Adams and the Sons of Liberty boarded three ships, some dressed in the Mohawk warrior disguises, together they dumped all 342 chests of tea, valued at 18,000, into the water in Boston Harbor. The Boston Tea Party catalyzed…

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  • Proclamation Of 1763 Analysis

    against the new tax. As the Dartmouth enters port the Sons of Liberty, “organized by Samuel Adams” (p.83), disperses 342 chests of tea into the harbor on December 16, 1773 (p.135). The actions taken by the Sons of Liberty set a course of action for Parliament to pass many acts afterwards, such as the Coercive Acts and Quebec Act afterwards. With the ideology among many of the Americans’ and a leader such as Samuel Adams who believes in “a right to life…to liberty…to property” (p.84). the…

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  • Sons Of Liberty And The Stamp Act Of 1765

    The Sons of Liberty was a group that was founded by Samuel Adams and John Hancock in July 1765. The group consisted of shopkeepers, craftsman, and other political leaders that were against the Stamp Act of 1765. The group’s goals were to force the British stamp agents that were in stationed in the 13 colonies to resign and to stop American merchants from purchasing goods from the British. The Stamp Act of 1765 was a tax that the British put on the American colonies where a stamp would be placed…

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  • The Boston Massacre: The Boston Massacre

    was, Crispus Attucks. He was a dock worker who was killed instantly when the british fired their guns. Another victim was, Samuel Gray. Samuel Gray, a worker at the rope walk were the fighting started, was also killed instantly. The third victim was, James Calwell. James Caldwell, a mate on an american ship, also died instantly. The fourth victim was, Samuel Maverick. Samuel Adams, an apprentice to an ivory cutter, was 17 but, didn’t die until the morning of March 6, 1770.The fifth and last…

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  • A Very Brief Summary: The Boston Tea Party

    pay that amount of tax so they wanted to conspire a plan resulting in the Tea Party. The Boston Tea Party was the most well planned rebellion of the 18th and 19th century. A group of Patriots, known as the Sons of Liberty and led by a man named Samuel Adams, planned the rebellion. To hide their identities, they dressed themselves as Mohawk Indians because they knew if caught punishment would be issued. The disguise was mostly a symbol to show that they no longer thought of themselves as…

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  • The Boston Tea Party: The Causes Of The American Revolution

    In Samuel Adams’ words, “The people receive this cruel edict with abhorrence and indignation” (“The Intolerable Acts”). And in fact, they viewed the edict with so much abhorrence and indignation, that they renamed the laws “The Intolerable Acts.” The new regulations…

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