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James Otis the Pre-Revolutionary by John Clark Ridpath and Related Documents

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Biography of an eloquent and persuasive lawyer in colonial Massachusetts who led the resistance against Britain at the time of the Stamp Act and the Tea Party. Due to brain damage from being bashed in the head by a British official, he was unable to play an active role in the Revolution which he helped to start. This file also includes such related documents as The Character of James Otis by Charles Edmunds, Opposition to Arbitrary Power by John Wilkes, and James Otis by G. Mercer Adam.

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