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The Granary Burying Ground is a hallowed resting place of American history icons: #JohnHancock , #SamuelAdams , #PaulRevere , victims of the #BostonMassacre & the parents of #BenjaminFranklin 😢😮 #triviatourism #geekbowl2018
One of the first authors to impact my reading life was Ann Rinaldi - which is probably why historical fiction continues to be my favorite genre. ............................................................... The first of her novels that I read was The Fifth of March (about the Boston Massacre), which was the first novel to make me sob in public, the first novel that really left a mark upon me. That being said, An Acquaintance With Darkness was my favorite (I believe I read it a total of four times, with the last time being as late as high school). This one was about surgeons/physicians and grave robbers after the Civil War with a focus on the trial and execution of Mary Surratt. ............................................................... Do you have a favorite childhood book that really affected you? ............................................................... #historicalfiction #annrinaldi #anaquaintancewithdarkness #thefifthofmarch #ya #youngadult #juvenile #revolutionarywar #bostonmassacre #civilwar #marysurratt #graverobbers #bookish #bookster #booklover #bookporn #bookworm #boomdragon #bookstagram #tea #skull #marbleskull #history #americanhistory
History Coming Up—[March 5, 1770, “The Boston Massacre”]....North American Colonists were struggling economically: unemployment escalating, debt, etc. The Crown, or Britain, was in serious war debt over the 7-year French & Indian War and began imposing taxes on colonists through acts such as the Sugar Act of 1764 and the Stamp Act of 1765, and Townshend Act of 1767. Colonists protested/boycotted these, while legislative colonists protested against not being able to have a say in the fiscal policies imposed by the Crown. The Sugar Act is where, “No Taxation Without Representation” came from. The boycotts lead to the Crown implementing a form of Martial Law, where they had high volumes of British Troops occupying Boston (approx. 4K British Troops, for only 16k people). A crumbling economy, high taxes, and British pressure lead to the above photo, the Boston Massacre 1770, where colonists provoked/taunted British Troops to fire at them. This is significant because it set the pace of colonial rebellion against the Crown towards the Revolutionary War—where America used firearms against British troops to gain their independence, and freedom from oppressive tax rates that were imposed; as well as, take back their economy that Britain began to destroy through monitoring imports/resources and smothering with taxes. Despite the name of the Boston Masacre, only 5 men died in it; however, it was later recognized as a fight between liberty and tyranny. #TheMoreYouKnow #History #BostonMassacre #TooCoolForBritishRule #FuckTheRedCoats #TaxationIsTheft
Our #BostonMassacre Commemoration is coming on Saturday, March 3, and will include tours, interactions with costumed historians, activities for kids and their families, and an evening reenactment staged by over 100 expert interpreters. http://ow.ly/oA9S30iqHed
Meet Tom Dietzel, another of the volunteer living historians who will bring our commemoration of the #BostonMassacre to life at the #OldStateHouse on Saturday, March 3. http://ow.ly/qYNZ30ip7bn
#throwback to that time I got to skate with these bad ass chicks Shark Tank and Lil Paine from The Boston Massacre Roller Derby. Little did I know I was skating with a torn PCL. Oops. #bostonmassacre #bostonstrong #rollerderbyshenanigans #NEDerbyCon
Welcome Home To Cleveland @larrydn7 Excited to see some more of this IN YOUR FACE DUNKS. And When The Going Gets Tough How Come The Boston So Called Superstar Sat The Bench? Winners Never Quit And The @cavs Didn’t Quit. Nice To See The Four Newest Players Playing, Running And Scoring! #bostonmassacre #beantownbeatdown #wantsomecomegetsome #comeenjoytheridewithme #whateverittakes #welcometomyworld #welcometoourworld #cavs #216
These words are still relevant. . “Facts are stubborn things; and whatever may be our wishes, our inclinations, or the dictates of our passion, they cannot alter the state of facts and evidence.” J. Adams (1770) . . . #boston #beantown #bostonian #meetinghouse #bostonmassacre #bostonusa #picoftheday #pictureoftheday #photography #photographer #photo #pictureperfect #photooftheday #bostonlove #love
Attucks is that he was the first to fall during the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770. In 1888, the Crispus Attucks monument was unveiled in Boston Common. #crispusattucks #blackhistorymonth #bostonmassacre #themoreyouknow
Crispus Attucks: The first American to die during the Boston Massacre. Due to racism, some artists depicted all of the participants as white. Showing a black person in a painting, during a time that was considered a precursor to the American Revolution, would've proved that Black people (slaves or otherwise), were Americans or patriotic too and would have been entitled to rights. In various versions Crispus Attucks has been replaced. #blackhistory #americanhistory #crispusattucks #racism #art #february #bostonmassacre #americanrevolution #saturday
With our Commemoration coming up on Saturday March 3, we wanted to introduce you to the volunteer interpreters and living historians who bring the story of the #BostonMassacre to life at the #OldStateHouse . http://ow.ly/94jw30ii5gm
View of the Old State House from the corner of Congress St & State St, Boston, MA, visited August 2015. #usa #seeamerica #usroadtrip #visitusa #ma #massachusetts #newengland #boston #thebaystate #oldstatehouse #freedomtrail #bostonmassacre
A Black Patriot was an African American who sided with the Revolutionary Americans during the American Revolutionary War. The term Black Patriots includes, but is not limited to, the 5000 or more African Americans who fought in the Continental Army during the war. This was in contrast to Black Loyalists, African Americans who left rebel planters and joined British forces. Many families escaped to take up the British offer of freedom for service, making their way to British lines and territory for safety. #crispusattucks was the first man killed in the American Revolutionary War the night of the #bostonmassacre historians often disagree on whether Attucks was a free man or an escaped slave.. #blackhistoryfact #blackhistorymonth #builtonthebacksofblacks
Crispus Attacks wasn’t just the first African American casualty to take a bullet for America during the Revolutionary War, but the 1st overall despite ethnicity. #crispusattucks #revolutionarywar #bostonmassacre #1776 #martyr
Good morning Lovers ❤️! It’s February. You know what that means boys and girls? Black folk get they own month of highlighted history..Ooohhh doggie..HOT Dayam! Let’s not waste any more time! As a kid, we used to get these comic books highlighting heroes and my first one I recall receiving was of Crispus Attucks. The 1st man of color to die for the American Revolution. Stevie Wonder wrote a hook in a song about him. So did Nas. Poets, like John Boyle O’Reilly, Martin Luther King Jr., Melvin Tolson, and others spoke of his courage. It is often forgotten how willing that Blacks were and are to die for this flag, for this belief, for this freedom. Loyalty, loyalty, loyalty. Kendrick Lamar. Have a beautiful day today! Know your history and to thy own-self be true. Our true nature is much more than 400 years of slavery. . . . . . . #blackhistorymonth #february #steviewonder #martinlutherkingjr #crispusattucks #kendricklamar #knowthyself #bostonmassacre #backintheday #kemit #monday #goodmorning #wellness #socialwellness #inspiration #humanity #love #honor #courage
Old State House in Boston, built in 1712. Behind is a tower built in 1970 with the architects being Pietro Belluschi and Emery Roth. The high columned building id the City Hall Annex built in 1914, with Edward Graham architect. The Ames Building was finished in 1889 and was Boston's first skyscraper. Architects were Shepley Rutan and Coolidge. #bostonarchitecture #pietrobelluschi #ameshotel #oldstatehouseboston #bostonmassacre #archi_ologie #shepleyrutanandcoolidge
A #foggy day in #boston town... But, the sun will shine through, soon enough. - #whatkaisees #oldstatehouse #history #bostonmassacre #mbta
It's about to be a #BostonMassacre #Patriots #Superbowl
Feb 3rd- Crispus Attucks: Attucks is another historical figure I have learned about through my 28 Days of Inspiration. He worked as a dockworker in Boston and historians are not sure whether he was a free man or an escaped slave. Attucks is widely considered to be the first death in the American Revolution because he is believed to be the first to die in the Boston Massacre. After his death and the trial that followed, Attucks became a martyr. This is because he was a part of a group of men who were the first to defy the British troops (leading to his death). His death, and the death of the other men who defied the troops, sparked the progression of America’s fight for liberation from the British.
This is the site of the Boston massacre, words cannot describe how cool this was to see in person #ilovehistory #boston #amaericanhistory #bostonmassacre
The Boston Massacre occurred on March 5, 1770. A squad of British soldiers, come to support a sentry who was being pressed by a heckling, snowballing crowd, let loose a volley of shots. Three people were killed immediately and two died later of their wounds. The presence of British troops in the city of Boston was increasingly unwelcome. The Boston massacre is often regarded as the spark of the American Revolution. A town meeting was called demanding the removal of the British and the trial of Captain Preston and his men for murder. Samuel Quincy and Robert Treat Paine were the attorneys for the prosecution. Later, two of the British soldiers were found guilty of manslaughter. The Boston Massacre was a signal event leading to the Revolutionary War. It led directly to the Royal Governor evacuating the occupying army from the town of Boston. It would soon bring the revolution to armed rebellion throughout the colonies. ___________ Tag two friends! What did you think about my post? Write a comment! ___________ Follow my comrades: @ofamericanhistory @natures.great.gallery @aquarium.report @history_20thcentury @americancivilwar_ig __________ #historiansunion #history #historic #historical #1770 #usa #us #merica #murica #patriot #uk #gb #boston #bostonmassacre #gun #americanrevolution #war #rebel #wow
The Old State House where the Declaration of Independence was read aloud by Col. Thomas Crafts (Son of Liberty) on the balcony for Boston to hear on July 18, 1776. Also the site of the Boston Massacre on March 5, 1770. #boston #massachusetts #oldstatehouse #declarationofindependence #bostonmassacre #sonsofliberty #1770 #1776 #history #historygeek #ushistory #freedomtrailboston
Another fun week in New Hampshire and Massachusetts!! Today I visited Salem, MA for the first time. I visited the Salem Witch Museum, Rebecca Nurse’s Home (“Witch”) and General Israel Putnam’s Home who is credited with saying, “Don’t fire until you see the white in their eyes” at the Battle of Bunker Hill. I saw where the Boston Tea Party took place and also the Boston Massacre our front of the Old State House. I had dinner again at Ye Olde Union Oyster House and even sat in President John F. Kennedy’s favorite booth!! What a historic day!!! #NewHampshire #Massachusetts #Boston #Salem #GenIsraelPutnam #SalemWitchTrials #BostonMassacre #YeOldeUnionOysterHouse #TheBostonTeaParty #History #Travel #Destinations
The Innsmouth Massacre. A bit of an experiment, let me know what you think! The pressing on the left was printed via my usual technique - sand the board, wipe it clean, press the block, ink the edges, and seal with polyurethane. The pressing to the right had an added step - before printing, I gave the wood a coat of mineral green stain. I chose that shade because it was light in tone and the green tint makes me think of the sea. I'm not sure I'll keep doing this going forward - the stain helps the wood fight the ink so miss printing is more likely. Still, could be a neat custom variant going forward? . #innsmouth #deepones #lovecraft #cthulhu #hpl #massacre #horror #weirdart #occult #paulrevere #bostonmassacre #printing #press #technique #woodstain #blockprint
Did you know Crispus Attucks was the first colonial killed in the Boston Massacre? #doyouknow #crispusattucks #bostonmassacre #americanrevolution #americanindependence #blackpatriot #blackhistory #passiton
Next stop on the Road to the Revolution: The Boston Massacre! Students took the time today to file through all the evidence, from the crime scene to different perspectives of the event to decide if this was a murder or an act of self defense! This was such a cool Pinterest find! #bostonmassacre #classroom #engagingstudents #iteach5th
Where it all started for me in Boston and in 1770 for America too. #bostonmassacre #kissyourwifeandgrabyourmusket #democracynow #resistance
Today’s Boston walking tour was about perseverance! 27 degree with a nice cool breeze on our walk! 😂 we conquered all of the #freedomtrail sites that we planned today #oldstatehouse #oldsouthmeetinghouse #bostonmassacre #oldcityhallboston with a stop @samlagrassas for THE BEST Pastrami/Cornbeef sandwich and ChAWDer!! Tomorrow is a warmer day and it’s about war ships and tea but now it’s time to sleep 😴 !! We love bean town! #freedomtrail #boston #walkingtour
#ThrowbackThursday to when my 4th graders traveled back in time to investigate the #BostonMassacre . #gadoeteachertakeover #GAsocialstudies #ensuringsuccess
For today in #georgianjanuary the theme is "animals"this sketch is the main depiction of the Boston Massacre as you can see in the center front there is a dog in which the patriots included as emotional appeal! . . . . . #animal #boston #bostonmassacre #patriots #1770s #colonial #english #tyrant #redcoats
Boston Massacre: murder or accident? Such a fun, engaging lesson today! Thanks @engagingthemall for the idea! #teachersfollowteachers #teachersofinstagram #bostonmassacre
This is not okay! Stepping out to take a breeze and seeing British soldiers shooting and killing innocent people. #NotOkay #BostonMassacre
Today while Mommy, @action_mom , checked into her new command, Theodore and I went with Auntie, @action_auntie , and walked the Freedom Trail in Boston. It was one of the most humbling historical experiences I've ever had. We saw the Graveyard where Patriots such as John Hancock, Paul Revere and Samuel Adams are buried. We saw one of the oldest churches in America, a graveyard with tombstones dating back to the 1640's, the meeting house where the Boston Tea Party plan was hatched, the site of the Boston Massacre, the Old North Church where Revere was signalled from and the Old State House. The two places that stuck out to me was the Granary Burying Grounds where Paul Revere is buried, I had to get down in the ground to be able to see his tombstone and being face to face that close to History, our history was breathtaking. And the second was the Old South Meeting House, where 5,000 like minded Patriots met and planned the Boston Tea Party. Men like John Hancock and Samuel Adams frequented here and after the war George Washington visited the site. I have never had such a wave of emotion come over me to make me cry at something historical before today, but in that room I could do nothing else but. *Edit: the tombstone I saw that said Paul Revere today was actually his father's. Originally Apllos Rivoir,he changed it in 1729 to Paul Revere to make it more anglicanized. None this less more interesting,his son, the famous one, was about 20feet away* After seeing all this today, I love my country so much more. The men who founded it were revolutionaries and without them we would not be the nation we are today. God Bless America. #america #boston #freedomtrail #revolution #foundingfathers #samueladams #johnhancock #teaparty #oldnorthchurch #paulrevere #oldsouthmeetinghouse #patriots #sonsofliberty #lovemycountry #history #livinghistory #thirteencolonies #onenation #undergod #humbled #surreal #georgewashington #godblessamerica #freedom #liberty #bostonmassacre #massachusetts #newengland
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