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“Neither the wisest constitution nor the wisest laws will secure the liberty and happiness of a people whose manners are universally corrupt.” – Sam Adams | More at http://www.pinterest.com/NevCo4Jefferson/

The entrance to the Samuel Adams Boston brewery location There is no doubt that when most people in the United States think of microbrew.

Sam Adams. A Major Leader in the Revolution, He Founded the Sons of Liberty and Organized the Boston Tea Party.

A Major Leader in the Revolution, He Founded the Sons of Liberty and Organized the Boston Tea Party. Common ancestor on Webb line Alexander Webb / Mary Wilson.

Wise words from Samuel Adams who wrote this in response to the Townshend Acts, February 11, 1768. Funny how it's still so pertinent today!

"What a man has honestly acquired is absolutely his own, which he may freely give, but cannot be taken from him without his consent." ~ Samuel Adams in response to the Townshend Acts, February 1768

Samuel Adams - American Patriot, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, courageous defender of liberty

This is Samuel Adams.He was and American Patriot, Signer of the Declaration of Independence, courageous defender of liberty.Samuel Adams was also an American statesman, political philosopher, and one of the Founding Fathers of the United States.

“A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader.”  ― Samuel Adams  http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/american-revolution

“A general dissolution of principles and manners will more surely overthrow the liberties of America than the whole force of the common enemy. While the people are virtuous they cannot be subdued; but when once they lose their virtue then will be ready to surrender their liberties to the first external or internal invader.” ― Samuel Adams http://www.goodreads.com/quotes/tag/american-revolution

1746 – Births Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, a Future signer of the U.S. Constitution, was born in Charles Town. He was the eldest son of Charles and Eliza Pinckney.

1746 – Births Charles Cotesworth Pinckney, a Future signer of the U. Constitution, was born in Charles Town. He was the eldest son of Charles and Eliza Pinckney. Seven years later, he accom…

Roger Sherman (1721-1793) was a lawyer, politician and Founding Father.  He served on th Committee of Five which drafted the Declaration of Independence and was also a representative and senator in the new republic.  He was the only person to sign all four great state papers of the United States:  the Continental Association, the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the Constitution.

Roger Sherman: United States Senator from Connecticut: signer of the United States Declaration of Independence.

Samuel Adams: Father of the American Revolution (By Mark Puls)Winner of the 2007 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award! Samuel Adams is perhaps the most unheralded and overshadowed of the founding fathers, yet without him there would have been no American...

Samuel Adams: Father of the American Revolution (By Mark Puls)Winner of the 2007 Fraunces Tavern Museum Book Award! Samuel Adams is perhaps the most unheralded and overshadowed of the founding fathers, yet without him there would have been no American.

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