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Rogers-Stokes on Massachusetts’s Political Unity, 29 Mar.

On Thursday, 29 March, the North End Historical Society will present a talk by Dr. Lori Rogers-Stokes on Boston’s alliance with rural Massachusetts towns during the political crisis of 1774. The added Customs duties that the London government had levied starting in 1767 directly affected the merchants of Boston and other ports, but had less impact on rural communities. Similarly, the farmers of Massachusetts had little interaction with the royal soldiers stationed in Boston in 1768-1770.
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Provisions of the Boston Port Bill

History / US History : Boston 1775 (5 years ago)

One of the major milestones leading up to the Revolutionary War was the Boston Port Bill, the law Parliament passed on 31 Mar 1774 to punish the town—the third-largest port in North America—for the Boston Tea Party. It stated that s... Read Post

Ray Raphael on Worcester in Worcester, 13 Mar.

History / US History : Boston 1775 (8 months ago)

On Thursday, 13 March, the Worcester Historical Museum will host a lecture and public discussion with Ray Raphael titled “The Worcester Revolution of 1774.”The local description, slightly edited:In September of 1774, 4,622 militiame... Read Post

“His Majesty OKNOOKORTUNKOGOG...”

History / US History : Boston 1775 (6 years ago)

Today I’m continuing my exploration of The Coming of the American Revolution, the Massachusetts Historical Society’s new online historical resource. Here’s the text of an item from the 14 Mar 1774 Boston Gazette. That was three mont... Read Post


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