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    Sons of Liberty: Fathers of American Activism The United States has a long history of political activism by and for the people, a legacy that continues today. The day after President Donald Trump was inaugurated, more people took to the streets in protest than ever before. That fiercely American action dates back to the Sons of Liberty, a political group that organized for the rights of colonial citizens in the 18th century, against oppressive taxation from Britain (135-136). Many people use the term “vote with your dollar,” to refer an individual’s ability to support their own ideology through choosing whether or not to purchase goods or services from companies based on the ideology of a company’s leadership or charitable donations.…

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    This event took place on the night of December 16, 1773 in the Boston port. This was right after the king imposed a new act known as the Tea Act. This act gave the British East India Company a monopoly on tea sales in America. This is what cause the spark in which The Sons of Liberty used to ignite the American Revolution. On the night of the Boston Tea Party the Sons of Liberty, dressed up as native Americans in hopes to disguise themselves, and marched onto a British ship carrying tons of…

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    Little did Parliament know, What would happen when they took more dough In the area of Boston city, Were the Sons of Liberty. Taxation without representation That cannot be! George Hewes planned a way, To end the dynasty that the British created. To end the cruel taxing that hurt their trade. They ordered the British to send back their boats, That carried the tea that should be going down their throats. But the British insisted that the ships be kept. When the Sons of Liberty heard that…

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    The Sons of Liberty stressed the symbolic significance of the tax, and that they are being controlled by the British. The common folk were not really affected by the tax, but they were being influenced by the ideals behind the tax. The upper class called for a boycott of tea, and that worked well with the lower class because they did not have the wealth to participate in the British ritual of tea time, one with “an array of fancy crockery and silver utensils.” The less wealthy despised the…

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    The Sons Of Liberty

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    What interested me the most in my social studies class were “The Sons of Liberty.” The Sons of Liberty were the masterminds of the boston tea party. “The Boston tea party” is when the colonist of Great Britain had dressed up as indians and dumped all the tea in the harbor. The Sons of Liberty, a well-organized Patriot paramilitary political organization shrouded in secrecy, was established to undermine British rule in colonial America and was influential in organizing and carrying out the…

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    The Sons of liberty were a loyal group of men that held boycotts. Just like the sons of liberty there was a group of women. They were named the Daughters of liberty, and they were established in 1765. The daughters of liberty were a successful Colonial American Group. The Daughter of liberty consisted of loyal women, who participated in boycotts. In January of 1770, 538 Boston women signed an agreement vowing to boycott the purchase of tea, women also signed agreements pledging that they would…

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    Essay On Sons Of Liberty

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    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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    greatly to Revere becoming a patriot. Revere became a member of the Sons of Liberty soon after it formed in 1765. Using his skills as an engraver Revere made many pieces of propaganda. His two most famous engravings are British ships landing at Boston and the famous cartoon of the Boston Massacre. Becoming a major part of the revolution he founded the first patriot intelligence network called “the mechanics”. The mechanics were America's first spy ring and gathered information by watching…

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    their voice and think that they are making a change to the world. Yes, it sometimes does make a change, but why don’t not take action and try doing, instead of speaking. To be honest, it is going to take you a long time to just speak your opinion and have it be done. That's not how the world works. Some people think that the Boston Tea Party was an actual tea party where you, sat down and drank tea. However, there's way more to this tea party. It all started with a group of men called The Sons…

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    Sons Of Liberty Analysis

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    The prosecution team in this trial worked to convince and persuade the judges to declare the Sons of Liberty at fault for their rebellious actions during the Boston Tea Party and proclaim them guilty of treason. With this goal in mind, they focused specifically on the colonists’ relationship to Great Britain. Furthermore, the prosecution specifically exploited from the declaration of the colonist’s betrayal and disregard for their own mother country, while claiming that the actions taken broke…

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