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6 Revolutionary Taverns

The American Revolution probably wouldn’t have happened had it not been for the Revolutionary taverns where patriots and Loyalists gathered to talk politics. Sam Adams famously haunted the taverns of Boston, honing his political skills and making his political connections. His cousin John ...

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John Hancock Snubs George Washington

In the fall of 1789, President George Washington spent 10 days in Massachusetts, greeted by large crowds of people -- with the notable exception of Gov. John Hancock. Washington had been president six months, and he knew well the fragility ...

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