PaladinHouse.com

Home » History » Samuel Adams

Samuel Adams

God Bless America

Source: Wikipedia

Register today and join the discussion!

Samuel Adams, Engraving by C. Goodman & R. Piggot after painting by Copley. [Between 1810 and 1835.] Source: Library of Congress

Samuel Adams, Engraving by C. Goodman & R. Piggot after painting by Copley. [Between 1810 and 1835.] Source: Library of Congress

“If ye love wealth greater than liberty, the tranquility of servitude better than the animating contest for freedom, go home and leave us in peace. We seek not your council nor your arms. Crouch down and lick the hand that feeds you, and may posterity forget that ye were our countrymen.” -Samuel Adams

 

One of America’s first rebel rousers and instigator of the American Revolution, Samuel Adams, was a vocal critic of British policy towards the colonies and its taxation specifically. Adams vehemently opposed Britain’s Stamp Act of 1765 and Adams played a vital part in organizing the original Boston Tea Party, December 16, 1773.

Samuel Adams, second cousin to John Adams the country’s 2nd President of the USA, was instrumental to the American independence movement. He was a religious man and fervent revolutionary who would go on to be one of the fifty six signers of the Declaration of Independence. Adams in his political career served as Massachusetts state legislator; delegate to the Continental Congress, and later after the revolutionary war would become governor of Massachusetts.

 

“It does not require a majority to prevail, but rather an irate, tireless minority keen to set brush fires in people’s minds.”- Samuel Adams

 

 


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Goodreads

RSS NRA News

  • How California got tough on guns December 1, 2021
    … rifles. In California there were few restrictions on carrying loaded weapons … one. Gun rights activists plan to ask the U.S. Supreme … line their pockets.” A National Rifle Association spokesman predicts the Trump … study found that denying guns to those with …
  • Do You Have News to Share? Get It Published. November 24, 2021
    With EIN Presswire press release distribution services you will reach decision makers and journalists plus get valuable SEO benefits.
  • California high-capacity gun magazine ban upheld by federal appeals court December 1, 2021
    … high-capacity ammunition gun magazines. The 9th Circuit U.S. Court of … quot;The statute outlaws no weapon, but only limits the … "huge victory." NRA CELEBRATES 150TH ANNIVERSARY: AMERICANS… assemble un-serialized "ghost guns". (REUTERS/ …
  • California gun law headed to Supreme Court? December 1, 2021
    … the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Those complaints are … now likely to reach the U.S. Supreme Court because of … the gun lobby and the National Rifle Association.” A three-three judge panel … they would appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court. If, as …
  • Appeals Court Reinstates California Ban On Large-Capacity Firearm Magazines November 30, 2021
    … U.S. in the past half century involved high-capacity magazines. The National Rifle Association … supported the group’s lawsuit. … according to the U.S. Centers for Disease … with Judge Graber’s opinion. “However infrequent …
%d bloggers like this: