Samuel Adams: Son of Liberty, Father of Revolution Benjamin H. Irvin

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Samuel Adams: Son of Liberty, Father of Revolution  by  Benjamin H. Irvin

Samuel Adams: Son of Liberty, Father of Revolution by Benjamin H. Irvin
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The story of one of the most important -- and most elusive -- figures of the American Revolution, Samuel Adams traces the life of the Man of the Revolution, as he was called by Thomas Jefferson, from his childhood as a fifth-generation NewMoreThe story of one of the most important -- and most elusive -- figures of the American Revolution, Samuel Adams traces the life of the Man of the Revolution, as he was called by Thomas Jefferson, from his childhood as a fifth-generation New Englander to his pivotal role in the Boston Tea Party and war that followed to a life spent in public service.

Benjamin Irvin explores the fascinating contradictions of Samuel Adamss life: he was born into a family of high rank, but lived a humble, almost impoverished life- he could barely manage his personal household, but brilliantly managed the Massachusetts House of Representatives- he pushed for the Revolution, but resisted the Constitution- he spearheaded resistance to the English government but staunchly opposed resistance to the U.S.

government. A perceptive look at the life of a complex man, Samuel Adams is an evocative portrait of one of our nations most interesting Founding Fathers.



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