Samuel Adams

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    Parents get Married

    Samuel Adams, who is the father of Samuel Adams, is married to Mary Fitfield
  • Birth of Samuel Adams

    He was the 10th of 12 chlidren. His father is aslo Samuel Adams and his mother is Mary Fittfield. He was born in Boston, Massachutsetts.
  • Boston Town Meeting

    The Boston town meeting is where the people of Boston choose their repersentives. Samuel Adams was elected to write the insructions for the new reperentives in which he wrote his perceived to the dangers of Taxation without Representation. This was soon published in newspapers and pamphlets across the colonies.
  • Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act Congress coornidinated a colonial resistance. The Virginia house of Buresses printed a set of resovles that were simalur to Samuel Adams insurtions in 1764. Samuel Adams argues that the stamp act was unconsitional and believed that it would hurt the british economy. He supported calls to boycott british goods so that they would be forced to repeal the law
  • Boston Town Meeting #2

    Samuel Adams was appointed again to warite the insurtions for the repersentives but he was also elected to replace the deceased Oxenbridge Thacher. He was to be one of the 4 representives to go to the Stamp Act Congress in New York City. There in the Stamp Act Congress, Adams was one of the first colonial leaders to aurge that mankind had natuarl rights that the government could not violate.
  • Stamp Act Repeal

    The Stamp Act was finally repealed on November 1, 1765. Word reached Boston on May 16, 1766 where there was much celeabration and Samuel Aams made a public statement of thanks to all the British Merchants for supporting their cause.
  • Boston Election

    Samuel Adams was reelected to the house and was joined by the most richest man in all of massachusetts, John Hancock
  • Townshed Act

    In these time the General Court was not in session so Samuel Adams used the Boston Town meeting to make a ecomical boycott he also called other towns to do the same. In February of 1768 towns from Massachusetts, Rhode Island, and Conecticut had joined the boycott of the Townshed Act.
  • A Cry of Hope

    The Massachusetts House sent a petition to King George asking for his help. Samuel Adams sent the petition to the other colonies which became known as Massachusetts Circular Letter. This letter was a "significant milestone to the road of the Revolution. He also wrote a letter to the colonies asking them to come to Massachusetts to join the restandance of the Townshed Act.
  • The Letter

    Lord Hillsborough, trying to not prepeat to Stamp Act, commanded the colonies not to respond in the assemblies in Massachusetts. He directed the governer of Massachusetts to tell the house to rescind the letter. On June 30, the house refused 92 to 17 when Samuel Adams citing their rights to petition as a justification.
  • Boston Massacre

    Following the sitituation of the Bosto Massacre, Adams and other town leaders demanded to withdraw the troops of Boston. The sistuation was explosive so the agreed to move to troops to Castle William. Adams wanted a fair trail of the soilders to prove that Boston wasnt controlled by a lawless mob. He conviced his cousins John Adams and Josiah Quincy to defend the soilders. Samuel Adams wrote essays condeming the outcome of the trails and how he thought that the soilders of murder
  • Boston Tea Party

    Since there was now a tea tax of the East India Trading Company and that they were coming to America, the people of Boston protested like all the other people of the colonies. Every colony execpt Massachusetts was able to convince them to not tax or send it back to england. The Massachusetts ship refused to leave so Adams called a town meeting. Thousands of people showed up and Adams gave the signal "Tea Party" and 30 to 130 men some dressed up in mohanked indains board and in the couse of 3
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    hours dumped the tea of all 3 ships into the ocean
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    Intolerable Acts

    When the Intolerable acts were passed, he attended the Continental Congress in Philadelphia. They were convened by Samuel Adams and others to coordinate to colonial response.
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    In Office

    Samuel Adams was the Massachusetts 4th governer. His lieutent was Moses Gill
  • Death of Samuel Adams

    Samuel Adams had a great life that he lived but everything has to end.