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What’s up, Boston! 🇺🇸 Hit up the snowy Freedom Trail, soaking up history, before repping #TheMount at tomorrow’s #WorldLeadingSchools convening. #Boston #massachusetts #history #freedomtrail #samueladams #crispusattucks #bostonmassacre #courage2create #underdogsadvocate
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Boston history is basically all about how much they didn't like Brits, can't understand why.. #boston #massachusetts #harvard #bostonmassacre #teaparty #tourist
📍 Boston, Massachusetts _____________________________________________________________ #lostfiles #boston #massachusetts #traveling #bffs #wanderlust #adventures #freedomtrail #bostonmassacre
This is the site of he famous Boston Massacre that occurred in 1770. Five colonists were killed by the British regulars here. The event had many nicknames before this one, such as Paul Revere’s “the bloody massacre.”
On this day 247 years ago, the verdict was brought for 8 soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre (March 5, 1770) who were charged with murder. Six were acquitted. Two were convicted of manslaughter for the deaths of Samuel Gray and Crispus Attucks, who died in the incident. Facing the death penalty, they invoked an old Medieval practice, “the benefit of the clergy,” dating back to when clergy were exempt from secular courts. Instead of being executed, they were branded with an “M” for murder on their thumbs to prevent them from using that exemption again, and returned to their unit. . The lead defense attorney for the soldiers was John Adams, who was to become the first Vice President of the United States, and the second President. A well-known and highly-regarded Boston lawyer at the time, Adams risked his career to defend the British soldiers, but believed strongly that everyone deserved a fair trial. Pictured here are trial notes that Adams took, including detailed notes on witness testimony. To see more, visit @BPLBoston at #Flickr . . . . #BostonPublicLibrary #SpecialCollections #BostonMassacre #AmericanRevolution #JohnAdams #leagaleagle #Redcoats #Bostonhistory #Americanhistory #18thcentury #1770 #Onthisday #Thisdayinhistory #handwritten #manuscripts #librariesofinstagram #iglibraries #librarytreasures #UShistory #OTD #HistoricalBostonians #FoundingFathers #AmRev #18thcentury #ColonialHistory #ColonialBoston #SamuelGray #CrispusAttucks #PresidentialHistory #AmericanDemocracy
Prince Hall established the African Lodge of the Honorable Society of Free and Accepted #Masons of #Boston in 1775. It was the first lodge of black Freemasons in the world. The lodge received a permanent charter from the Grand Lodge of England in 1784. The secret #fraternity , which still exists, promoted brotherly love and social, political, and economic improvement for its members. Hall arrived in Boston in 1765 and was a slave for William Hall. He was freed in 1770, shortly after the #BostonMassacre , and worked at a variety of jobs, including as a #leather worker for the Boston Regiment of Artillery. He was one of a few black men who fought at the Battle of Bunker Hill. Hall became a #minister in the African #Methodist #Episcopal Church and advocated black rights and the abolition of slavery. He opened a school for black children in his home. #BlackHistory #everyday #365 #AfricanAmerican #History
This guy was obsessed with John Adams.
The Boston Massacre happened here in March of 1770 on what was formerly known as King Street in front of the state house. #americanhistory #ushistory #history #education #wecreateedu #bostonmassacre
Just decide to represent the British soldiers on killing five civilians. I took this case Because I believe every single person has the right to be defended in court. #bostonmassacre
La Masacre de Boston ocurrió la noche del 5 de marzo de 1770. La tensión ocasionada por la ocupación militar de Boston, se incrementó tras los disparos que un grupo de soldados realizaron contra un grupo de nobles que estaban protestando contra la subida de tasas por parte de Inglaterra para así recuperarse de las pérdidas económicas tras la guerra. John Adams diría más tarde que, tras la noche de la Masacre de Boston, comenzó el deseo de independencia de América. Ahí empezó la pelotera 😎🤗 #boston #happyday #VGstyle #bostonmassacre
After taking care of business, I had some time to check out the beautiful city of Boston. What a historic city! btw Boston has the trademark on Fall🍁😍 #Boston #travelingforwork #SamuelAdams #BostonMassacre #BostonTeaParty #FreedomTrail #Faneuilhall #Granaryburyingground #FenwayPark #Oysters #HarvardUniversity #MIT
A lot of very important history in a small area. #boston #bostonmassacre #worththetrip #learningisfun
All my life I’ve been a history nerd. I’ve studied cultures all over the world and spent years walking the path of knowledge. Everything from my personal family tree to ancient civilizations to the beginnings of mankind. It’s not too often that I get the opportunity to visit somewhere I’ve studied. It may not seem like a big deal, but getting to walk the streets, eat at the same pubs and stand at the exact location as our Revolutionary Heroes once fought was an extremely big deal. I hope to one day not only revisit, but get the opportunity to see other places that I’ve only read about.
Why Remember Without Memorizing: Each building is very attractive. 🇺🇸
Christa treated me to an amazing trip to Boston for Veteran’s Day weekend, and what a trip it was! #Boston #Travel #History #Salem #Lexington #Plymouth #BunkerHill #Tea #BostonMassacre #VeteransDay2017 #USSConstitution
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