Samuel Adams is one of the Revolution

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Samuel Adams is one of the Revolution's least famous leaders and he is probably best  remembered now as the namesake of a line of New England beers. However, he  deserves far greater glory than he has received because his efforts drove  Massachusetts and the other colonies to the brink of war and beyond into the uncharted  waters of revolution. He later became known as the "Father of America," a title he rightly  deserves. His methods, though, require close scrutiny. The supposed tyrannies by  Britain that he spent a lifetime railing against were largely the result of his own actions  and provocations. His complex character and his overwhelming desire to see the  colonies freed from British rule–despite an overly conciliatory policy towards the  colonies by the Crown–make him worthy of deeper study. Samuel Adams was born Sept. twenty-two, 1722 in Boston, Massachusetts–one of the 
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This note was uploaded on 12/12/2011 for the course HIST 1320 taught by Professor Murphy during the Fall '08 term at Texas State.

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