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Samuel Adams was born in Boston on Sept 17th 1722 and died on Oct 2nd 1803 He was a major leader in the American Revolution The son of a wealthy brewer he inherited one-third of the family property but lost most of it through poor management After attending Harvard he became active in colonial politics and enjoyed a popular following through his activities in the Boston political clubs such as the Caucus Club which was influential in nominating candidates for local office Adams was an effective spokesman for the popular party opposed to the fixed circle around the royal governor Adams organized the protest against the Stamp Act and was a founder of the Sons of Liberty Undoubtedly the most influential member of the lower house of the Massachusetts legislature he drafted most of the major protest documents including the Circular Letter against the Townshend Acts He also wrote frequently for the press in defense of colonial rights Samuel was a very visible popular leader who spent a great deal of time in the public eye agitating for resistance In 1765 he was elected to the Massachusetts Assembly where he served as clerk for many years It was there that he was the first to propose a continental congress He was a leading advocate of republicanism and a good friend of Tom Paine In 1774 he was chosen to be a member of the provincial council during the crisis in Boston He was then appointed as a representative to the Continental Congress When the Second Continental Congress convened in May of 1775 he was there along with his cousin John In June of 1776 he supported the motion to declare the colonies as independent states In July of 1776 he signed the Declaration of Independence and later the Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union Sam Adams always believed that America would win the war At one low point he appeared before the
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