BC: the "Forgotten" Founding Father
FC: Leadership of | Samuel Adams
1: Samuel Adams was born on September 27, 1722 in Boston, Massachusetts. He lived most of his life in a small street called Purchase Street. His father and mother were wealthy enough to have him grow up with the best of what his needs demanded of. | Samuel's father was Samuel Adams Sr. and his mother was Mary Fifield.
2: Life was hard on Samuel growing up. Throughout most of his parent's time together, he had 11 siblings. Two, of which, grew up to live past their third birthday. He was left with the tragic scar of watching his little siblings never make it. He was thankful for the ones that made it, though.
3: Samuel's parents took advantage of the opportunities that their wealth brought among them.
4: Growing up, Samuel was able to go to Boston Latin School. After his graduation, he went to Harvard College, where he received a Bachelor's degree and later on, a Master's degree in Arts.
5: Boston Latin School
6: While in college, Samuel worked as a waiter during his father's controversy when he started a Land bank. He thought that it would help out if even a little. | Though in college, his parents wanted him to be a minister, but he leaned towards politics.
7: Even though he didn't choose to go through religious studies, Samuel Adams remained a religious man throughout his whole life.
8: Samuel met Elizabeth Checkely and had two kids. His daughter was Hannah Adams and his son, Samuel Adams Jr. which later on became a surgeon during the Independence of the Revolutionary War. She died later on and he got remarried to Elizabeth Wells.
9: Samuel's life took a turn for the worst after his parent's death. They left all of their estates to Samuel, which included Samuel Sr.'s brewery business. Within ten years, Samuel spent more than have of his parent's wealth and lived the rest of his life in poverty.
10: Through struggle, Samuel fought through any situation and kept on without quitting his passion for politics. His father's leadership and John Locke's quotes influenced him to speak out against England's rule and he began to write newspaper letters more frequently which got him a job as a newspaper writer.
11: He became a clerk at the Boston Market and a tax collector. For a short time, he worked in a malt factory because he was unsuccessful at running the brewery.
12: Samuel Adams actions reflected his accomplishments. He followed his dream to be who his father wished to see him be and gave speeches throughout Boston and wrote editorials. His outstanding writing skills and inspirational speeches moved the people in revolts against England.
14: Samuel Adams was considered one of America's first Fathers. His actions reflected the man he was and the leader he was seen as. Samuel Adams was seen as a determined, dedicated, and motivational leader in his day.
16: Samuel Adams was very determined to accomplish his goals as a leader. Samuel lived a life of poverty for most of his life and never let that get in the way of his dreams. He put his priorities aside and led his people for the best.
18: At some time during the Boston Tea Party, Samuel Adams gathered a group of his committees from their Boston Committee of Correspondence and did not bother on starting up his troops because of the urge he had to do what he had to do and make a statement by action. Thus, the Boston Tea Party happened. | December 16, 1773
19: Samuel Adams was quoted to be "selflessly dedicated to the American Revolution" by William Gordon and Mercy Otis Warren. These men were two historians that knew him personally. It is inferred to say that Samuel Adams was dedicated to his work.
20: Samuel Adams is one of the signers that risked his life to make sure that the United States gained its freedom for its independent citizens. Their course of action was considered a treason in the British government and this was their breakup call to the country.
21: Samuel Adams was quoted by Josiah Quincy, Jr., a follower, to have had many related editorials and writings of other inspired by his work to be"smoothed over with the oily brush of Sam Adams." | Josiah Quincy Jr.
22: Samuel Adams was the forgotten Founding Father of the American country. He signed the Declaration of Independence,which was a basic, legal, document that stated the rights of the citizens of the colonies in which they chose to abide by.
23: Samuel Adams' greatest weapon that reflected his leadership skills during the Revolutionary War were his writing skills.
24: Samuel Adams revolts that were led against the British government. Because of him and his followers are the reason that we, as Americans, have our rights that we do up until today. Without Samuel Adams' powerful speeches, the colonists revolts wouldn't be as effective.
25: Samuel Adams became one of the leading Fathers that shaped this country from the inside out. The United States of America is the outcome of Samuel Adams led this country to be. The rights that we have are credited to him as a leader.
26: Info References | http://web.ebscohost.com/hrc/detail?sid=7fbaf07e-4bfe-486f-8873-7967f20f093c%40sessionmgr10&vid=1&hid=11&bdata=JnNpdGU9aHJjLWxpdmU%3d#db=khh&AN=9311117519 http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Samuel_Adams&action=edit http://spinsucks.com/communication/was-samuel-adams-americas-first-pr-man/ | https://www.google.com/search?q=samuel+adams+person&bav=on.2,or.r_cp.r_qf.&bvm=bv.45512109,d.dmg&biw=409&bih=835&um=1&ie=UTF-8&hl=en&tbm=isch&source=og&sa=N&tab=wi&ei=TZJ2UaP8C-XA4AONhoDQBw http://www.marxists.org/history/etol/document/swp-us/samadams.htm http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Tea_Party
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