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Samuel Adams : the life of an American revolutionary

Author: John K Alexander
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book
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Tells the story of a titan of America's revolutionary generation. Friend and foe alike considered Adams one of the greatest members of the generation that achieved American independence and crafted constitutions that made the ideal of republican government a living reality in the new nation. Adams's role as a major political author and organizer are explored as is his central role in momentous events including the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographie
Biography
Named Person: Samuel Adams; Samuel Adams; Samuel Adams; Samuel Adams
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John K Alexander
ISBN: 9780742570337 0742570339 9780742570351 0742570355
OCLC Number: 734060697
Notes: Erscheint: April 2011.
Awards: Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2011.
Description: p. cm.
Contents: Preface Chapter 1: The Failure of Promise Chapter 2: The People Shall Be Heard Chapter 3: The Lurking Serpent Chapter 4: The Politics of Principle Chapter 5: The Great Incendiary Confronts the Quiet Period Chapter 6: Britain Miscalculates and the Great Incendiary Strikes Chapter 7: The Helmsman of American Independence Chapter 8: "Zealous in the Great Cause": Winning Independence Chapter 9: "The Principles of Liberty": The Massachusetts Scene Chapter 10: "An Idolator of Republicanism" and the Nation's Constitution Chapter 11: "The Consistent Republican" in the Turbulent 1790s Epilogue Bibliography
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Tells the story of a titan of America's revolutionary generation. Friend and foe alike considered Adams one of the greatest members of the generation that achieved American independence and crafted constitutions that made the ideal of republican government a living reality in the new nation. Adams's role as a major political author and organizer are explored as is his central role in momentous events including the Boston Massacre and the BostonTea Party.

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