Samuel Adams, one of our founding fathers, signee of the the Declaration of independence, and helper of the Boston tea. Samuel is a very respected, honored, and patriotic man in US history.
Did you know one of the most famous historians was actually very poor and struggled to live? His name was Samuel Adams and he was born in 1722. He grew up in a very rich family until his mom and dad died and he took over the family business. Witch he fails at miserably and he was in deep debt. until he sold the company. The most tragic thing happened, his wife died and he had to take care of two children all by himself. He quickly married a new wife and the new wife accepted clothing from the neighbors because their family could not afford new clothing. Now that we have the background of Samuel Adams let's talk about how Samuel Adams was famous. He was famous for leading the Boston tea party and being part of continental congress. Also, he still acted when he was very poor and he took part in continental congress not because he had to but because he wanted to (Britannica School, Encyclopædia Britannica).
“Fear is the foundation of most governments,” (1) quoted by the fearless leader John Adams. John Adams played significant roles during the years of 1763 through 1776. He was in support of self-governing and independence which caused him to become the leader of the Boston Massacre.
Samuel Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts. He was a well-known American patriot, which was a leader of the resistance to British policy before the American Revolution, throughout the colonies. Later, he became an active in Boston political circles. Consequently, in 1765, he was elected to the legislative body of Massachusetts, where he assumed leadership of the movement in Massachusetts that advocated independence from Great Britain. In 1767, measures were passed by the British Parliament, which was called the Townshend Acts. The first measure demanded for the suspension of the New York Assembly, thus penalizing it for not complying with a law. Then the second measure, which was called the Revenue Act, imposed
In the story "John Adams and the Coming of the Revolution”, author David McCullough discusses how John Adams was asked to defend the British soldiers in court of the soldier’s accusation of man slaughter, following the Boston Massacre. Being such a problematic case that could ruin his reputation, John Adams accepted to defend the soldiers because of his experience in difficult cases, and his strong principles and beliefs. John Adam’s reputation did not even tarnish because of how skillfully he handled the case gaining the respect of the people of Boston.
Samuel Adams was an American statesman and is one of the Founding Fathers. Samuel was a second cousin to John Adams, was born in Boston, was brought up in a religious family, graduated from a Harvard College, and was an influential official of the Massachusetts House Of Representatives. He was one of twelve children born to Samuel Adams Sr. and Mary (Fifield) Adams.
John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 and died July 4, 1826. He was an early advocate of American independence from Great Britain, a major figure in the Continental Congress author of the Massachusetts constitution, signer of the Treaty of Paris, first American ambassador to the Court of St. James, first vice president, and second president of the United States. Although Adams was looked as one of the most significant statesmen of the revolutionary era, his reputation faded in the 19th century, only to grow again during the last half of the 20th century.
"If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do more and become more, you are a leader." This inspirational quote came from the sixth president of the United States of America named, John Quincy Adams.
As the second president of the United States and the first vice president, John Adams had experienced various kinds of lives of different social positions. Adams, in his early years, tried diverse professions like writer, lawyer, public speaker, and congressman. Later, he became one of the leaders of several political fields, such as the American Revolution and foreign relationships, whose contributions had influenced the United States Constitution. "People and nations are forged in the fires of adversity," said by him, John Adams was more admirable to be a political philosopher than a politician. ("John Adams")
The book Founding Brothers - The Revolutionary Generation consists six stories, each of them focuses on a significant creative achievement or failure of seven important men of the early United States. They are George Washington, John Adams, Thomas Jefferson, Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, Benjamin Franklin, and Aaron Burr. Joseph Ellis has depicted these founding brothers – or founding fathers - in their efforts to lay the republic’s foundation of the most liberal nation – states in the history of Western Civilization.
People everyday are not credited for things they did or helped do. A historical figure that is controversial over the idea that he should be credited for something is Daniel Shays. Daniel Shays should be credited as a founding father of the United States Constitution, not on the basis that he helped write the constitution, but on the idea that he caused the formation of the constitution to occur and his ideas were written into the constitution.
John Adams was born October 30th, 1735, in Quincy(formerly known as Braintree), Massachusetts. The son of John Adams Sr. and Susanna Boylston Adams. When Adams was sixteen years old he received an scholarship to Harvard University where he graduated in 1755 at the age of twenty. After graduating he studied law in the office of James Putman a very well known lawyer even though his father wanted him to join the ministry.
John Adams was born on October 30, 1735, on the family farm in the North Precinct of Braintree, Massachusetts. He was the second of five children to his parents John and Susanna Boylston Adams. John's father was his role model because he wasn't only a farmer by trade, but he also took on many other time consuming jobs around the community to help others. Everyone in his hometown in some way dealt with him because he owned the titles of: the deacon of the church, selectman, tax collector, constable, and the lieutenant of the militia. John's mother was from a very wealthy Boston family, but infamous for having a bad temper. She remarried in 1766 following the death of John's father five years earlier due to the flu epidemic. John
John Adams was many things in his long and illustrious career. He was a lawyer, diplomat, farmer, Vice President and President. He is most well-known for being the second president. He did some good things and some bad things. Although the four years of John Adams’ presidency were quiet and somewhat forgotten, his successes in foreign policy and his control no doubt outweighed his failures in the Sedition Act and with his cabinet, in part to his background and characteristics.
“Mankind are governed more by their feelings than by reason”. -samuel Adams Many events took place that resulted in the American revolution. The following events all contributed to the American revolution;Navigation acts of 1660,french and indian war,pontiac’s rebellion,proclamation of 1763,the sugar act of 1764,the stamp act of 1765, the Declaratory act of 1766, the townshend act of 1767, the boston massacre of 1770, the boston tea party of 1773, and the intolerable acts 1774.Paragraph #2 body [ Navigation acts of 1660 ]“It is by acts and not by ideas that people live.”harry foredick. The navigation act is any of several acts of parliament between 1651 and 1847 designed