Samuel Adams

By: Ryan Fiscus

Introduction

Samuel Adams was more than beer, Samuel Adams played a very important role during the Revolutionary War, and all throughout his life. Samuel Adams had a very normal, but interesting early life. Samuel Adams was a very important patriot, and was really active being a role patriot. Samuel Adams did a lot of helpful things in office for the United States. The United States probably wouldn't be the same without Samuel Adams, doing all of his important things in his life.

Early Life

Samuel Adams had a very normal, but interesting early life. The important Samuel Adams starts his early life being born on September 27, 1722. Sadly, Samuel rarely saw his father, and he had a very strict mom. Samuel was raised to be a responsible, dutiful young man. As a child, Samuel went to Boston Grammar School. When Samuel was 14, he went to Harvard for seven years, to get his Masters of Arts degree at 21. The final thing Samuel Adams did in his early life was, he went to brewing after not doing well at his first job (businessman). Although Samuel had a very normal early life, it did lead up to a very important person.

The Patriot

Samuel Adams was an important patriot, and was very active being a role patriot. One reason why Samuel Adams was an important patriot is that he belonged to several patriotic clubs. Samuel also was a prominent figure in Boston town meetings, and opposed several laws to raise revenue in American Colonies. Samuel also played an important role leading Boston's resistance to the tea act. Not only did Samuel do those important things, but he also named " The Boston Massacre " and " The Shot Heard Round The World." Finally, Samuel Adams was a very important patriot because when Otis got ill, Samuel became leader of the Boston Radicals. That is why Samuel Adams was a very active and important patriot.
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In Office

Samuel Adams did a lot of helpful things in office for the United Sates. One of many important things about Samuel in office was, he signed the Declaration of Independence. Samuel also had an important job in office, and it was being governor of Massachusetts. Not only was Samuel governor of Massachusetts, but he was also the legislature for Massachusetts. Also Samuel Adams was helpful in office because he served in the Continental Congress, as a Massachusetts delegate. The final reason why Samuel was so important in office was, he founded Boston's Committee of Correspondence. Thanks to Samuel Adams he was not only helpful in Massachusetts, but also the United States while being in office.

Conclusion

In conclusion, Samuel was not a regular person, he changed the United States. Although Samuel had a very normal early life, it did lead up to one important person. That is why Samuel was a very active and important patriot. Thanks to Samuel he was not only helpful in Massachusetts, but also the United States while being in office. Therefore, all of these facts about Samuel I told you about, they all combine into one important Samuel Adams.

Glossary

delegate- a person sent or authorized to represent others, in particular an elected representative sent to a conference.


prominent- important, famous


opposed- eager to prevent or put an end to, disapproving of or disagreeing with

Sources

Books

. Profiles in American History

. Webster American Biographies


Online

. Sirs Discover

. World Book Online

. Biography.com