Happy birthday to Founding Father Samuel Adams! Born on this day in 1722, Adams was a pivotal leader during the American Revolution and second cousin to President John Adams. Samuel’s reputation in American history has fluctuated over the years from noble revolutionary to master manipulator, but most historians advocate for a more moderate view based of his life and work.

(image from William V. Wells’ The Life and Public Services of Samuel Adams … (1865))


Here are some fun stuff about the Federalist Papers and the Shaping of the Constitution! But the break down of who wrote which Federalist Paper is as followed:

Alexander Hamilton- No. 1, 6–9, 11–13, 15–17, 21–36, 59–61, and 65–85

James Madison- No. 10, 14, 37–58 and 62–63

John Jay- No. 2–5 and 64

Alexander Hamilton & James Madison- No. 18–20

I hope you enjoyed this powerpoint, I’ll be doing the other request in the morning I promise!

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