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Was Benjamin Franklin a member of the Sons of Liberty?

In Boston, the Sons of Liberty met under what was known as the Liberty Tree near Boston Common. The Sons of Liberty would eventually include Samuel Adams, Paul Revere, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Edes, John Hancock, Patrick Henry, James Otis, Benjamin Rush, and Oliver Wolcott.

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Similarly one may ask, who were the members of the Sons of Liberty?

The members of this group were Samuel Adams, Joseph Warren, Paul Revere, Benedict Arnold, Benjamin Edes, John Hancock, Patrick Henry, John Lamb, William Mackay, Alexander McDougall, James Otis, Benjamin Rush, Isaac Sears, Haym Solomon, James Swan, Charles Thomson, Thomas Young, Marinus Willett, and Oliver Wolcott.

Beside above, what did the Sons of Liberty believe in? The Sons of Liberty was a secret revolutionary organization that was created in the Thirteen American Colonies to advance the rights of the European colonists and to fight taxation by the British government. It played a major role in most colonies in battling the Stamp Act in 1765.

Similarly one may ask, who were the Sons of Liberty in the Boston Tea Party?

The Boston Tea Party, as the act would become known, was one of the key events that pushed the colonies and the British government toward war. Samuel Adams (left) and John Hancock were prominent members of the Sons of Liberty.

Who created the Sons of Liberty?

Samuel Adams John Hancock

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