Samuel Adams

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  • Colonists Massacre Research Paper

    On March 5, 1770, a group of young colonists confronted a British soldier on guard at the Custom House- supposedly about money that was owed to one of the colonist´s masters. Refusing to pay any money, the soldier got back to work expecting the colonists to do the same and leave. However, they did not. The colonists resorted to throwing snowballs and ice at the guard, in a final attempt to persuade him to give up the money. Soon enough, other colonists joined the rebellion, and the crowd against…

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  • Paul Revere Jr.: Bostonian Revolution

    and he kept track of events that went on during this time period. He also spread the word to New York and Philadelphia about the Boston Tea Party. On April 18, 1775, Joseph Warren told Paul Revere to ride to Lexington, Massachusetts, and warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that the British troops were looking for them and we're going to arrest them. Revere rowed across the Charles River until he came to Charlestown. While in Charlestown, he made sure that the "Sons of Liberty" committee had…

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  • Indian War Causes

    please: And in case of intolerable Oppression, Civil or Religious, to leave the Society they belong to, and enter into another” (Adams 1), was largely supported by the population in the colonies. The colonists believed they had the natural right “to be free from any superior power on earth, and not to be under the will or legislative authority of man” (Adams 2). Samuel Adams states that the colonies have the right to leave their current society and join a new one and the colonists have the…

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  • Three Arguments That Support The American Revolution

    Did you know that the colonist dumped more than 300 chests of tea into Boston Harbor? Back then there was much tension between the british and the colonist. But the british were more powerful so inn anyway possible they wanted to make the colonist worth less then then.once there was war between the British, French and the Indians that was very expensive. The British taxed the colonies to pay for their Army and to finance their war debt. This was one of several different factors that angered…

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  • British Missteps Analysis

    how unhappy the colonists were and the dangerous results it could lead to, yet Britain did not take the hint. In April 1775, a British commander in Boston sent troops to Lexington to seize colonial gunpowder and to capture the rebel colonists, Samuel Adams and John Hancock. There, eight Americans were killed and this incident was labeled as the Lexington Massacre. When British troops arrived in Concord, they were met with American resistance and this conflict resulted in 70 deaths. The loss of…

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  • Essay On Sons Of Liberty

    The Sons of Liberty are shrouded in secrecy and mystery, but they played a vital part in the pursuit of American Independence. The Sons of Liberty were established in Boston and New York through the guidance of Samuel Adams. The Sons of Liberty would meet under the cover of darkness to avoid detection from the British officials or Loyalists. The Sons of Liberty were seen as heroes or patriots by the Colonists but the British saw them as committing treason. The Sons of Liberty were right to…

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  • How Did The Tea Monopolize Tea?

    Enacted on May 10, 1773, the Tea Act required all purchases of tea to be funneled through the British East India Company which monopolized the tea industry. With the conclusion of the French and Indian War resulting in major debt, the British government reacted by increasing the tax on the vulnerable colonies to see a return on their debt. The retraction of the taxes constructed by the Townsend Act resulted in the decrease in the price of tea which looked like a good deal for the colonies but…

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  • Point Of No Return Research Paper

    Throughout the history of Great Britain’s relationship with its colonies would be considered peaceful and successful, but eventually they became bitter enemies. Numerous acts of violence resulted in unnecessary bloodshed and death, but at some point the colonies and Great Britain reached the apex of their tolerance; which lead them to take unspeakably actions. This is considered " The point of no return", which created tensions between the two, and the relationship they once shared was…

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  • Compare And Contrast French And Indian War

    French and Indian War A war between the French and Indians v. the British and Indians. The beginning of The French and Indian War started when the British began moving into the Ohio River valley for beaver fur in 1750. The French and Indian war began the French attacked Fort Necessity and George Washington surrendered. By 1759, British had a hold over 9 French forts. The turning point of the war was the battle of Quebec. The war ended in 1763, Britain had won. Proclamation of 1763…

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  • The Proclamation Of 1763 Summary

    American Revolution. II. Lexington and Concord, MA in 1775: In the early 1775, General Thomas Gage sent his troops to seize the ammunitions that were hidden in Concord, Massachusetts. The troops were also ordered to detain the “political traitors” Samuel Adams and John Hancock, who were staying in Lexington; however,…

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