Samuel Adams was born Sept

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Samuel Adams was born Sept. twenty-two, 1722 in Boston, Massachusetts–one of the  largest ports in the American colonies and just barely a century old. Born to a life of  modest privilege, he studied at the exclusive Boston Latin School before graduating to  Harvard College, the training school of all upper- class boys, at the age of fourteen.  After receiving his bachelors he remained on to study for a masters degree, choosing as  his subject that of "Whether it be lawful to resist the supreme magistrate, if the  commonwealth cannot be otherwise preserved?" When he maintained the affirmative  his life's path was already being drawn. His work left little ambiguity about his feelings  about personal liberties and freedom from tyrants. He bounced around–and failed at–several jobs: lawyer, financier, and even one stint at  his father's brewery. His mother's intense piety and Puritan roots would play a big 
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