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    Samuel Adams

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    that 'if we suffer tamely a lawless attack upon our liberty, we encourage it, and involve others in our doom.' It is a very serious consideration that millions yet unborn may be the miserable sharers of the event." - Samuel Adams Thesis: Few people realize the effect Samuel Adams has had on our country, they know of him only that he was a politician at the time of the revolution, but he is indeed the father of American independence. "Among those who signed the Declaration of Independence

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    Biography of Samuel Adams Samuel Adams: From the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S. Capitol Among those who signed the Declaration of Independence, and were conspicuous in the revolution, there existed, of course, a great diversity of intellectual endowments; nor did all render to their country, in those perilous days, the same important services. Like the luminaries of heavens each contributed his portion of influence; but, like them, they differed, as star differeth from star in

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    Samuel Adams Failure

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    Samuel Adams failed as a brewer and a Newspaper publisher. Samuel Adams also organized Boston’s Sons of Liberty. He helped coordinated Boston’s resistance to the Tea Act. Samuel Adams also represented Massachusetts in Continental Congress from 1774 to 1781. He was also elected to the Massachusetts convention on the ratification of the Constitution in 1787. After Serving John Hancock’s lieutenant from 1789 to 1793, Adams took over as governor. Samuel Adams went to Harvard College and graduate in the

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    Alcoholism and Parenting: Samuel Adams

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    The subject of parents consuming alcohol and how it affects their children is one that has plagued this world since long before the introduction of the first Samuel Adams. Alcohol damages brain cells and can prevent someone from making correct decisions. Having alcohol in one’s system can lead to violent and very dangerous rampages, and adding children to this mix is extremely harmful to them not only physically but also emotionally. Dr. Michael Windle explains that “alcohol abuse can interfere with

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    Samual Adams

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    Samuel Adams “The truth is, all might be free if they valued freedom, and defended it as they should.” By this, he was trying to say don’t take freedom for granted, you have to work on fighting and keeping it free forever. The start of the American Revolution was because colonists living in the 13 colonies wanted freedom and to be let go from British rule. Parliament had been adding taxes to all of their beloved items, drinks, and even papers. The colonists wanted to abolish the unfair laws. It began

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    Essay

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    I chose this site, because I wanted to learn more about Samuel Adams and how he helped to fan the flames of the American Revolution. I also liked how much this site talked about other topics that we read about in this unit, such as, the Boston Massacre, the boycotts that were held, the Tea Act, Sons of Liberty, the Townshend Acts, the Continental Congress, and the Boston Tea Party. The information that this site has expands on the information mentioned above and I found this very useful since all

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    Stamp Act

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    to help pay the costs to govern and protect the American colonies. The Stamp Act required stamps to be placed on all legal and commercial documents and various articles. Many colonists did not want the act to be implemented. For that reason, Samuel Adams put together the Sons of Liberty to help abolish this law. Then the Stamp Act Congress was composed to completely repeal the act. The Stamp Act was one of the many taxes that the British Parliament put on the colonies as a source of wealth. This

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    The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

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    accounts of what happened that night however, it was a children’s poem therefore a lot of the events were distorted and dramatized. The most important being, Paul Revere was not alone on his “Midnight Ride” as the poem says. William Dawes Jr. and Dr. Samuel Prescott also rode with him that night. Whatever the reasons for not mentioning them, American’s would have forgotten about their sacrifices that night if not for this classic children’s poem. Historical fact remains that the Midnight Ride made

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    The Boston Tea Party

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    But there was resistance in the colonies, Sam Adams started warning the colonists of the East India Company’s plan to under cut the American merchants. He claimed the British were trying to bribe the Americans into following the crown once again by buying this much cheaper British tea. Sam made posters and flyers stating that “Tea stood for tyranny.” In December, 1773 when the first of the ships carrying the British tea arrived in the states, Sam Adams organized... ... middle of paper ... ...es

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    John Hancock Influence

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    began smuggling them in without paying the required taxes. On June 10, 1768, Hancock’s sloop, Liberty, was seized by customs officers who were anxious to injure his reputation.19 The officers gave Hancock a huge fine and took him to court.20 John Adams defended Hancock in court and had the charges dropped without explanation.21 The seizure of Hancock’s sloop caused a riot because everyone liked and admired Hancock. A large group of citizens burned the government ship and beat the officers causing

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