CHAPTER 1 THE PROJECT
“I fear you are undertaking too much, Neal.
When a fellow lacks two years of his majority—­”
“You forget that I have been my own master more
His brilliant defense of American colonial rights at the outset of the struggle between England and its colonies marked James Otis, Jr. (1725-1783), a leading spokesman for the Boston patriots prior t...
James Otis, Jr., was a literary scholar, lawyer, politician, and polemicist of the American Revolution. Born in West Barnstable, Cape Cod, Massachusetts, to James and Mary Allyne Otis, James Otis, Jr....