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ADAMS, Samuel (1722-1803)

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Samuel Adams (September 27, 1722 – October 2, 1803) was a statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. As a politician in colonial Massachusetts, Adams was a leader of the movement that became the American Revolution, and was one of the architects of the principles of American republicanism that shaped the political culture of the United States. He was a second cousin to John Adams.

Among the many causes he championed, one was the inclusion of girls in public schools.1



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