He was born in somewhat obscure circumstances. His father helped him get a great education. He became one of the best known lawyers of his generation. After he won the case supporting the British at the Boston Massacre, he was convinced his political life was over. He served his colony at the gatherings at Philadelphia. He served in France as an ambassador. He was instrumental in helping create the founding documents. He was a stout man and not always easy to get along with, and he acknowledged that. Come and here the stories of this Founding Father and the difference that he made in our countries’ history.
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