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History of Boston.

  • Samuel Maverick.

    Samuel Maverick.
    Samuel Maverick buils a trading post at Noodle Island.
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  • William Blackstone.

    William Blackstone.
    William balckstone builds his house on a peninsula people call place of clear waters.
  • John Wintrop.

    John Wintrop.
    John Winthrop comes to Boston to create "city upon a hill".
  • Anne Hutchinson

    Anne Hutchinson
    Anne Hutchinson is banished from Boston.
  • Mary Dyer is executed.

    Mary Dyer is executed.
    Mary Dyer was a follower of the founder of the Society of Friends (Quaker). she was hung, refusing to repent, holding fast for her believes.
  • King Philip's War.

    King Philip's War.
    the most devastating war between colonists and Native Americans in New England. This war ended when King Phillip and his wife were captured. He was killed by a Native American that was in the British side.
  • Thomas Hutchinson

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

    Goodwife Glover.
    Goodwife Glover is executed in Boston for "witchcraft"
  • Sale Witch Trial.

    Sale Witch Trial.
    nineteen men and women, all having been convicted of witchcraft, were carted to Gallows Hill, a barren slope near Salem Village, for hanging. Another man of over eighty years was pressed to death under heavy stones for refusing to submit a trial on witchcraft charges. Hundreds of others faced accusations of witchcraft. Dozens languished in jail for months without trials.
  • Stamp Act.

    Stamp Act.
    The Stap Act was passed by the British Parliament. The New tax was imposed on all American colonists and required them to pay a tax on every piece of printed paper they used.
  • "Red Coats"

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

    Christopher Seider.
    he died in the Boston Massacre. He was buried in the same grave a sthe victims of Boston Massacre
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    Boston Massacre was a street fight between a "patriot" mob throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks at the British soldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaign by speech-writers to rouse the ire of the citizenry.
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Colonists dumped tea in Boston Harbor refusing to pay taxes imposed buy the British.
  • Paul Revere's Ride.

    Paul Revere's Ride.
    Paul Revere was sent to Lexington to warn Samuel Adams and Samuel Hancock that the British troops were marching to arrest them. Then he went to Concord where all the weapons where hidden to warn the people that the British were coming fo those weapons.
  • Battle of Lexington and Concrod

    Battle of Lexington and Concrod
    This Battle was between the British and the Americans. British troops were sent to Concord to capture Samuel Adams and and John Hancock. because Paul Revere warned them about this British attacks, the Colonists were ready against the British. No one knows who shot first.
  • Battle of Bunker Hill.

    Battle of Bunker Hill.
    Afetr the Battle of lLexington and Concord, the colonists heard through spied that the British were going to attack them again in Bunker hill. American soldiers were sent to Bunker Hill to fight against the British who came out as the losers and the Americans the winners.
  • Evacuation of the British.

    Evacuation of the British.
    After their loss in the Battle of Bunker hill during George Washington precidency, the British troops were forced to leave Boston.