The Patriot Resource - American Revolution


Patriot Samuel Adams
Samuel Adams Born: September 22, 1722; Boston, Massachusetts
Died: October 2, 1802; Boston, Massachusetts

Events:
Boston Tea Party
Signing of the Declaration of Independence



1722
September 27 - Samuel Adams is born in Boston Massachusetts.

1765
September 27 - Samuel Adams is elected to the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

1767
- Samuel Adams organizes opposition to the Townshend Acts.

1768
- Samuel Adams is involved in the formation of the Non-Importation Association.
February - Samuel Adams drafts the Massachusetts Circular Letter.

1772
November 2 - Samuel Adams' Committee of Correspondence is approved.

1773

- Samuel Adams uses the Hutchinson Letters Affair to discredit the Royal Governor and Loyalists.
December 16 - Samuel Adams is prominant in the staging of the Boston Tea Party.

1774
June 17 - Samuel Adams sets in motion what becomes the First Continental Congress.
September - Samuel Adams helps bring about the Suffolk Resolves.

1779
- Samuel Adams serves on the convention that writes the Massachusetts State Constitution.

1781
April - Samuel Adams ends his service to the Continental Congress and returns to Boston.

1788
- Samuel Adams serves in the Constitutional Convention.

1789
- Samuel Adams begins serving as Massachusetts Lieutenant Governor.

1793
- Samuel Adams becomes Massachusetts Governor after John Hancock dies.

1794
- Samuel Adams is elected Massachusetts Governor and serves until 1797.

1803
October 2 - Samuel Adams dies in Boston, Massachusetts.








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