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New England Woman’s Tea Party

In 1873, Lucy Stone spoke in front of a crow of 3,000 individuals at Faneuil Hall. Her words would energize the women’s rights movement not only in Boston, but throughout the United States.

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Stonewall Celebrates its 5th Anniversary

From Stonewall National Monument’s Website: To celebrate the 5th anniversary of the establishment of Stonewall National Monument, the site invited the public to share ‘What Stonewall Means to Them’ for the We Are Stonewall Arts Festival. We asked our Rangers the same question, and their answers are in the video below. The site also created 15 […]

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From the Boston Massacre to Black Lives Matter

THE LEGACY OF CRISPUS ATTUCKS PART V This post is the final part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks […]

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America’s Bicentennial

THE LEGACY OF CRISPUS ATTUCKS PART IV This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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Patriot or Fool? Crispus Attucks & The Civil Rights Movement

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part III This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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Anthony Burns and The Fugitive Slave Act

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part II This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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Reinventing Crispus Attucks for the Abolitionist Movement

The Legacy of Crispus Attucks Part I This post is part of a series of articles originally published by Revolutionary Spaces that explored the legacy of Crispus Attucks, the first victim of the Boston Massacre. These posts were written by students in the Master of Public History program at Northeastern University. Crispus Attucks was an […]

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Slavery at the Vassall-Craigie-Longfellow House: Introduction

Slavery and its extension into the new western territories plunged the United States into a terrible and bloody civil war in the 1860s, but the story did not start or end with the war. Today, we can access this history through the house and people associated with Longfellow House-Washington’s Headquarters National Historic Site over its long history.