Birth & Death Information
Samuel Adams was born on September 27,1722 in Boston. His death took place in his own home at age 81 on October 2,1803.
Child Hood & Family
Samuel Adams parent names were Mary Adams and Samuel Adams Sr. He had 11 not including his self. He had a wife and 2 children. His wife was named Elizabeth Wells Adams and hi 2 children's names were Samuel Adams and Hannah Adams. In his child hood he lived on a house on Purchase Street, facing the Boston Harbor. As a child he enjoyed playing with the the neighborhood kids in the narrow cobble stone path streets.
Important Life Events
Boston Tea Party - on December 16,1773 Samuel Adams and the sons of liberty boarded 3 ships in the Boston Harbor and threw 342 chests of tea over board.
Sons of Liberty - an organization of American land owners that was created in the thirteen American colonies.
Samuel Adams helped organize a resistance to the Stamp Act and played a vital role in organizing the Boston Tea Party. His biggest accomplishment is that he signed the Declaration of Independence and that he was the leader of the sons of liberty.
- Only 3 out of the 12 siblings lived until adulthood.
- Samuel Adams served as a legislator of Massachusetts from 1765-1774.
Contributions To Change
He created the Committees of corresponding which originated right after the Boston tea Party. After the Boston tea Party, parliament back in England got angry at Massachusetts & Boston then imposed and penalized a lot of things toward them.