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Author Irvin, Benjamin H.

Title Samuel Adams : son of liberty, father of revolution / Benjamin H. Irvin
Published New York : Oxford University Press, [2002]
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Description 1 online resource (176 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford portraits
Oxford portraits.
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
Summary 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."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-170) and index
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Subject Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803 -- Juvenile literature.
Adams, Samuel, 1722-1803.
United States. Declaration of Independence -- Signers -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Politicians -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783.
Genre/Form Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1280564202
142377468X (electronic bk.)
9781423774686 (electronic bk.)