Samuel Adams : son of liberty, father of revolution /

Examines the life of Samuel Adams, a hero of the American Revolution who is credited by some with having fired the first shot at Lexington Green, the "shot heard 'round the world."

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Irvin, Benjamin.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Oxford University Press, c2002.
Series:Oxford portraits
Table of Contents:
  • Prologue: the elusive Samuel Adams
  • Samuel Adams's Boston
  • Raised for rebellion
  • Tis not in mortals to command success
  • Sam the publican and the Stamp Act Riots
  • Mobs and massacre
  • To save the country
  • The Coercive Acts and the Continental Congress
  • Is not America already independent
  • The storm is now over
  • Epilogue: Samuel Adams's legacy.