The thesis is that Sam Adams was good for America during the early
years of the Revolution, but he lacked the vision and statesmanship to see that
a strong central government and continental army were needed to complete
the Revolution. The author's objective is to resurrect the memory of the valuable,
even indispensable, contributions that Sam Adams made to the birth of the republic,
despite Adams' anti-federalist prejudice.
Year Read: 1976
Libertarian Essays by Roy Halliday
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