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  Samuel Adams - LoveToKnow 1911
SAMUEL ADAMS (1722-1803), American statesman, was born at Boston, Massachusetts, on the 27th of September 1722.
Samuel Adams first came into wider prominence at the beginning of the Stamp Act episode, in 1764, when as author of Boston's instructions to its representatives in the general court of Massachusetts he urged strenuous opposition to taxation by act of parliament.
In 1788, Samuel Adams was a member of the Massachusetts convention to ratify the Constitution of the United States.
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 Samuel Adams
Born in Boston on September 27, 1722, Samuel Adams entered Harvard at the age of 14 and received his degree in 1740.
Adams led the opposition to the Sugar Act in 1764, the Stamp Act of 1765, and the Townshend Acts of 1767.
Adams served as a member of the Massachusetts General Court from 1765 to 1775 and as a member of the Continental Congress from 1774 to 1781, where he voted for and signed the Declaration of Independence.
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  Samuel Adams - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Adams was one of the major proponents of the Suffolk Resolves, drafted in response to the Intolerable Acts, and adopted in September 1774.
In September 1774 Adams retired from the legislature and was a delegate to the Continental Congress in Philadelphia.
Adams died at the age of 81 and was interred at the Granary Burying Ground in Boston.
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 Samuel Adams - Printer-friendly - MSN Encarta
Adams was born in Boston on September 27, 1722, and educated at Harvard College (now Harvard University).
Adams was a delegate to the Second Continental Congress, which convened at Philadelphia in May 1775, and he subsequently signed the Declaration of Independence.
In 1779, Adams was a member of the committee that drafted the Massachusetts State constitution, and he was instrumental also in securing the ratification by Massachusetts of the U.S. Constitution in 1788.
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 The James Madison Research Library and Information Center
SAMUEL ADAMS was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 27, 1722, one of the twelve children of Samuel and Mary Fifield Adams.
Samuel Adams was the first American statesman to come to the conclusion that independence was the only remedy for the troubles of the colonies.
Samuel Adams died in Boston in 1803 at the age of eighty-one.
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 Samuel Adams
The former was grandfather of President John Adams; the latter was grandfather of Samuel Adams, the statesman.
Adams was appointed chairman of a committee to communicate the votes of the town meeting to the governor and council.
When Adams presented the demand of the town meeting that the soldiers should be removed to the castle in the harbor, Hutchinson at first disclaimed any authority in the matter; but Adams reminded him that as acting governor of Massachusetts he was commander-in-chief of all troops within the province.
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 Samuel Adams (beer) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Samuel Adams is the brand name of American beers produced by the Boston Beer Company (NYSE: SAM) and named after brewer and patriot, Samuel Adams.
Samuel Adams Boston Lager was voted "Best Beer in America" by fest-goers at the Association of Brewers' "Great American Beer Festival" several times in the mid to late 1980s, although that award was mired in controversies surrounding accusations of ballot-stuffing.
Samuel Adams also runs a "Winter Classics Mix Pack" near the Christmas Season, including Old Fezziwig Ale, a spiced ale introduced in 1995, Holiday porter, which is very dark but smooth, introduced in 2004, and Cranberry Lambic, which is redolent of its eponymous fruit.
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 Samuel Adams | American Patriot & Politician
Samuel Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts on September 27, 1722..
Adams was a cousin of John Adams who became the second President of the United States.
Adams was a vocal opponent of several laws passed by the British Parliament to raise revenue in the American Colonies.
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 Samuel Adams
Adams poor.    When this was known in England, the partisans of the ministry proposed to bribe him, by the gift of some lucrative office.  A suggestion of this kind was accordingly made to Governor Hutchinson, to which he replied in a manner highly complimentary to the integrity of Mr.
Adams, who was one of this committee, strongly represented to the governor the danger of retaining, the troops longer in the capital.
Adams was a member of the first continental congress, which assembled in Philadelphia on the 5th of September, 1774; and continued a member of that body until the year 1781.
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 Samuel Adams--The Father of American Independence
Adams was elected Tax Collector in 1764, a position for which he was not well suited as he allowed some L8,000 of taxes go uncollected.
In 1793, Samuel Adams went on to be elected to serve as Governor of Massachusetts and served until 1797.
Samuel Adams retired in Boston and, valuing his family more than anything, lived with his daughter Hannah and died peacefully in 1803.
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 Samuel Adams
Samuel believed the colonists had a right to elect their own government officials and he began to convince others about their rights for fairness, justice and representation.
Samuel proposed a meeting with representatives of all the colonies to discuss their problems with the British Parliament.
Samuel continued to represent the people of Boston, and he ultimately served as president of the Massachusetts Senate.
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 The Patriot Resource: Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams' father, Old Samuel Adams, was a deacon in the Old South Church in Boston.
Samuel was born in Boston on September 27, 1722.
Adams drafted the Massachusetts Circular Letter, which was adopted by the Massachusetts House of Representatives on February 11, 1768.
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 Samuel Adams
Samuel and John Adams' names are almost synonymous in all accounts of the Revolution that grew, largely, out of Boston.
Samuel Adams was born in Boston, son of a merchant and brewer.
Adams retired from the Congress in 1781 and returned to Massachusetts to become a leading member of that states convention to form a constitution.
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 The Rights of the Colonists: Samuel Adams, 1772
The drafting of the first was assigned to Samuel Adams, the second to Joseph Warren, and the last to Benjamin Church.
The first, in three subdivisions, considering the rights of the Colonists as men, as Christians, and as subjects, was from the pen of Samuel Adams; his original draft, together with the preparatory rough notes or headings, being in perfect preservation.
John Adams, while questioning the credit due to Jefferson, as the author of the Declaration of Independence, had called that document a "recapitulation" of the Declaration of Rights by the Congress of 1774; and, again, writing to Mr.
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 Colonial Hall: Biography of Samuel Adams, Page 1
Samuel Adams: From the National Statuary Hall Collection at the U.S. Capitol
This gentleman was born at Quincy, in Massachusetts, September 22d, 1722, in the neighbourhood afterwards rendered memorable as the birth place of Hancock, and as the residence of the distinguished family which has given two presidents to the United States.
The genius of Adams was naturally bent on politics.
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 The American Revolution (Samual Adams)
Adams." Such is the obstinacy and inflexible disposition of the man, that he never can be conciliated by any office or gift whatever." The offer, however, it is reported, was actually made to Mr.
Adams, with the assurance of Governor Gage, that any benefits would be conferred upon him which he should demand, on the condition of his ceasing to oppose the measures of the royal government.
Samuel Adams was one of the most important of the patriot leaders, but one about whom little is said these days.
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 BookRags: Samuel Adams Biography
Samuel Adams was, according to his cousin John Adams, "born and tempered a wedge of steel to split the knot of lignum vitae" that tied the colonies to Great Britain.
Samuel Adams was a thorough Puritan who considered the most important legacy of New England's founding fathers to be their zeal and virtue.
Adams became governor upon Hancock's death in 1793 and was elected to that office in 1794.
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 iBoston - Your Guide to Massachusetts History
Samuel Adams was the son of a brewer, and as such, became one himself.
After 1770, Adams was the leader in the creation of "intercolonial committees of correspondence to sustain the spirit of resistance." In that spirit, he was a principal organizer of the Boston Tea Party (1773).
Adams addressed the State House in Philadelphia on August 1, 1776, shortly after the Declaration of Independence, where he gave a typically impassioned speech on why independence must and should be fought for.
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 Beers: Adams p. 924
SAMUEL ADAMS, an energetic citizen of Union township, is a native of Allegheny county, Penn., born at Port Perry February 21, 1851.
Of this family Samuel is the only living member, and is residing on a farm near Wellsville, Ohio; John, Samuel and Lewis served in the war between the North and the South.
Adams as follows: Elizabeth, born November 17, 1874, died March 3, 1875; Mary Ellen, deceased in infancy; James G. Blaine, born at Port Perry September 15, 1881, "and is a jewel in the home on the farm, being twelve years of age, and bright as a silver dollar."
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 Samuel Adams: Re-Evaluating a Journalistic Calvinist
Adams typically composed his columns after evening prayers; his wife Elizabeth would go to bed but would sometimes awaken in the middle of the night and hear only the sound of her husband's quill pen scratching on and on.
Adams was a traditional New Englander in his theology and style of living: John Adams called Samuel the Calvin of his day, and "a Calvinist" to the core.
Samuel Adams had his counterparts in other colonies: Cornelius Harnett was called "the Samuel Adams of North Carolina" and Charles Thomson was called "the Samuel Adams of Philadelphia."[46] But Adams himself was the best at taking Bible-based theories and heightening them journalistically.
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 Fictionwise eBooks: Samuel Adams
Bio: (1722-1803) Samuel Adams was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the son of a prominent landowner and brewer, and cousin and political mentor of John Adams.
Adams was offered positions by royal officials that would have enriched him, but he refused and remained chronically in debt.
Adams' views became radical after the British closed the port of Boston and quartered troops in the city in 1774.
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Samuel Adams was born in Boston on Sept. 17th, 1722, and died on Oct. 2nd, 1803.
Adams organized the protest against the Stamp Act (1765) and was a founder of the Sons of Liberty.
Samuel Adams remained in Congress until 1781, participating in the drafting of the Articles of Confederation.
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Contact US Boston native, Samuel Adams, was born in 1722 to a prosperous brewing and land owning family.
Adams explored numerous occupations, but he lacked the inclination to hold down a normal, steady job.
The Tea Act, passed in 1773, pulled Adams into the fray once more, and it is believed that he participated in the Boston Tea Party which took place not long after.
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 Sam Adams
Samuel Adams was born in 1722 in Boston, Massachusetts.
Samuel Adams lived to the age of 81 and died in 1803.
Samuel Adams was a great man and should be remembered for doing great things.
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 Adams, Samuel. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001-05
As colonial resistance to British laws stiffened, Adams spoke for the discontented and replaced James Otis as leader of the extremists.
He drafted a protest against the Stamp Act in 1765 and was one of the organizers of the non-importation agreement (1767) against Great Britain to force repeal of the Townshend Acts.
Samuel Adams was a member (1774–81) of the Continental Congress, but after independence was declared his influence declined; the “radical” was replaced by more conservative leaders, who tended to look upon Adams as an irresponsible agitator.
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 Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams believed that free men were right to fight a supreme authority in order to secure freedom and liberty.
Undoubtedly, Samuel Adams and his associates spoke about the same qualities when they discussed the Battle of Bunker Hill were a lone rifleman stepped onto a three foot high pedestal built on the ramparts of the Colonial fort and shot twenty British officers before he was felled.
When you sit with men of that caliber, talking, smoking, and perhaps drinking Samuel Adams beer, understand the heritage of the ritual in which you are engaged.
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 Samuel Adams
ADAMS (SAMUEL), governor of Massachusetts, and a most distinguished patriot in the American revolution, was born in Boston of a reputable family, Sep. 27, 1722.
Adams was not taken off from his opposition by an office, writes to a friend in England, "Such is the obstinacy and inflexible disposition of the man, that he never can be conciliated by any office or gift whatever."
John Adams, then vice president of the United States, in which the principles of government are discussed, and there seems to have been some difference of sentiment between those eminent patriots and statesmen, who had toiled together through the revolution.
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 Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams was born in Quincy, Massachusetts, the son of a prominent landowner and brewer, and cousin and political mentor of John Adams.
Adams was prominent in organizing protests over the Sugar Act (1764) and the Stamp Act (1765).
Adams' views became radical after the British closed the port of Boston and quartered soldiers in the city in 1774.
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 SparkNotes: Samuel Adams: Section 7: The Tide Turns
Adams successfully argued that the New Englanders should be prepared to resist the next incursion of British troops right from the start.
Adams and his fellow patriots, though, wanted independence and war, and they continued to hound away at violators of the nonimportation agreements even as Britain offered to repeal all of the Townshend Acts except the tax on tea.
Hutchinson, Adams knew, would be tougher than any governor the Sons of Liberty had yet faced: he was Boston-born and raised, a strong fighter, and had already resisted two decades of the best vitriol that Adams could muster.
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