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ARTICLE: Samuel Adams - Dissident Founding Father


If you had to pick one founding father who was the most dissident, rabble-rousing patriot, it would have to be Samuel Adams. Without him, U.S. citizens would probably still be paying taxes to buy down England's war debts.[MORE]

ARTICLE: American Revolution and War for Independence


This paper is dedicated to the history of American Revolution and the War for Independence. The primary purpose of the survey given here is to carry out an analysis of the events of the late 18th century in the British colonies in North America on the basis of vast historical mat[MORE]

ARTICLE: Continental Association created by the Articles of Association


The Continental Association, often known simply as the “Association“, was a system created by the First Continental Congress on October 20, 1774, for implementing a trade boycott with Great Britain. Congress hoped that by imposing economic sanctions, Great Britain wou[MORE]

ARTICLE: Who Signed the Declaration of Independence?


John Hancock got to sign first with his huge signature because he was the President of the Congress. It's commonly believed that John Hancock said, "There, I guess King George will be able to read that!" when he signed, referring to the King's bad vision, but there's no actual pr[MORE]

FILE: Biography for Samuel Adams


Biography for Samuel Adams[MORE]

Quote 779 details Share on Google+ - Quote 779 Linked In Share Button - Quote 779 The good people of the U. States in their late generous contest, contended for free government in the fullest, clearest, and strongest sense. that they had not idea of being brought under despotic rule under the notion of Strong Government, or in the form of elective despotism: Chains being still Chains, whether made of gold or iron. The corrupting nature of power, and its insatiable appetite for increase.

Richard Henry Lee: Letter to Samuel Adams, October 1787

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Opinion, and the just maintenance of it, shall never be a crime in my view; nor bring injury on the individual.



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