Samuel Adams Timeline

Timeline created by Jack Gunn
In History
  • Samuel Adams was Born in Massachusetts Bay

    Samuel Adams was Born in Massachusetts Bay
  • Went to the College Harvard

    Went to the College Harvard
  • Parliament Disolves Land Bank

    Parliament Disolves Land Bank
    This land bank was founded by his father and when it disolved then many lawsuits followed them even after Decon Adams death.
  • Graduated with a masters

    Graduated with a masters
  • Served in Boston Clerk

    Served in Boston Clerk
    He went for his first political possition as a clerk in Boston.
  • Launched the Independant Advisor

    Launched the Independant Advisor
    Fresturated by British parliment Adams and his friends launched this paper
  • Adam's Father Died

    Adam's Father Died
    When Adam's father died it left him in charge of the family at a very young age.
  • Married Elizabeth Checkley

    Married Elizabeth Checkley
    Adams marries hid own pastors daughter.
  • Samuel Adams Jr. Born

    Samuel Adams Jr. Born
  • Hanna Adams Born

    Hanna Adams Born
  • Elected as Tax Colector

    Elected as Tax Colector
    The town met and voted that Adams should be a tax collector and this provided a small income for Adams
  • Adams argued Sugar Act of 1764

    Adams argued Sugar Act of 1764
    Adams noticed that this act was very unfair to all of the citizens and he went to argue with parliment.
  • Adams was Elected to Boston Town Meeting

    Adams was Elected to Boston Town Meeting
  • Circular Latters

    Circular Latters
    These letters encouraged colonists to fight back from the crown.
  • Circular Letters Result in Boston Massacre

    Circular Letters Result in Boston Massacre
    The letters that he wrote made some of the colonists too rowdy for the British regulars liking and decided to open fire.
  • Created Comity of Correspondance

    Created Comity of Correspondance
    This created talk for other patriots in the thirteen colonies helping them comunicate better.
  • Caused Boston Tea Party

    Caused Boston Tea Party
    His comity of corespondence had created enough chatter that they decided to do something rash so they dumped tea into the harbor.
  • Helped draft and signed Constitution

    Helped draft and signed Constitution
    Samuel Adams was part of the continental Congress at the time and helped form the constition.
  • Retired from Contenental Congress

    Retired from Contenental Congress
    He retired because of his illness and old age which resulted in troubled writing.
  • Adams was Elected Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts

    Adams was Elected Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts
  • Retired as Governer

    Retired as Governer
    Adams ended his political career as retiring and enjoyed the rest of his life.
  • Death at 81 in Cambridge Massachusetts

    Death at 81 in Cambridge Massachusetts
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    Samuel Adams Life