Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

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Overview

Samuel Adams was born in Boston, Massachusetts, and became interested in politics at a young age. There were times when Samuel could think of nothing else but pursuing the cause of liberty. He had little time to work and didn't have much skill with business or money. But when it came to listening to people and spreading his ideas of freedom, Samuel had plenty of talent and energy. Whether he was writing newspaper articles or meeting with the Sons of Liberty, Samuel's message was always the same -- America must gain its freedom from Great Britain and become an independent country. Read about Samuel's long and active political career as he served both the country and Massachusetts before, during, and after the American Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780791063866
Publisher: Chelsea House Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2001
Series: Revolutionary War Leaders Series
Pages: 80
Product dimensions: 6.82(w) x 9.40(h) x 0.39(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

Table of Contents

1Growing Up in Boston7
2A Failure in Business17
3Fighting Against Unfair Taxes25
4Political Genius37
5Fanning the Flames of Revolution49
6Father of American Independence63
Glossary74
Chronology75
Revolutionary War Time Line76
Further Reading78
Index79

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