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History of Boston

  • Samuel Marverick

    Samuel Marverick
    Builds a trading post at Noodle Island.
  • William Blackstone

    William Blackstone
    Builds his house on a peninsular people call place of clear waters
  • John Winthrop

    John Winthrop
    Comes to Boston to create "a city upon a hill"
  • Anne Hutchinson

    Anne Hutchinson
    Is banished from Boston, MA
  • Mary Dyer is Executed

    Mary Dyer is Executed
    English Puritanwas hanged , for repeatedly defying a Puritan law banning Quakers from the colony. She is one of the four executed Quakers known as the Boston martyrs
  • King Philips War

    King Philips War
    Armed conflict between Native American and English colonists and their Native American allies.
  • Thomas Hutchinson

    Thomas Hutchinson
    A mob rescks Lieutenant governor Thomas Hutchinson's home.
  • Goodwife Glover

    Goodwife Glover
    Executed in Boston for "witchcraft"
  • Salem WitchTrials

    Salem WitchTrials
    A series of hearings before county court trials to prosecute people accused of witchcraft, between February 1692 and May 1693
  • The Stamp Act

    The Stamp Act
    A direct tax imposed by the British Parliament specifically on the colonies of British America.
  • Red Coats

    Red Coats
    Arrival of two regiments of Red Coats" on Long Wharf.
  • Death of Christopher Seider

    Death of Christopher Seider
    A boy who was killed during a political fight in Boston. His funeral ended becoming a major politcal event.
  • The Boston Massacre

    The Boston Massacre
    An event that happened in which British redcoats killed five civilian men. Without orders, they fired into the crowd, and killed three people with wounding others. Two of the people who were wounded ended up dieing.
  • The Boston Tea Party

    The Boston Tea Party
    When Boston refused to return three shiploads of taxed tea to Britain, a group of colonist boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by throwing it into the Boston Harbor. British were against the tea act, and it still is an ironic event on out history.
  • Paul Revere's Ride

    Paul Revere's Ride
    Paul Revere warned Sam Adams and John Handcock that the British were after them.
  • he Battle of Lexington and Concord

    he Battle of Lexington and Concord
    The first military engagements of the American Revolutionary War.It took place in Middlesex County of MAssachusetts Bay, near Conrd, Lincoln, and Lexington. This battle marked the outbreak of open armed conflict between the Kingdom of great Britain and it's thirteen colonies in the mainland of British North America.
  • The Battle of Bunkerhill

    The Battle of Bunkerhill
    This battle took place at the Charlestown. It was with the British troops of the Boston garrison against the trrops of the American Contential Army. The army for the British troops were ,400 and 1,500 American troops
  • The Evacuation of the British from Boston

    The Evacuation of the British from Boston
    The British boarded their ships and evacuated from the city of Boston.