Today is the anniversary of the Boston Massacre. In 1770, things got bit heated one evening, and when it was over, the first blood of the Revolution had been spilled… 231 more words
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The Boston Massacre occurred 5 March 1770. John Adams counted his role in defending the British Troops as his highest courtroom success.
It happened on Boston Commons–five people killed, including the first to die–Crispus Attucks–a black man.
It signaled the push by the colonies to become –ultimately–The United States of America. 45 more words
The famous 19th Century American poet Ralph Waldo Emerson was born on March 1, 1803 in Boston, MA. Emerson is one of the most famous writers of the American Transcendentalism movement of the 19th Century. 1,144 more words