Do You Know the Colonial History of Boston?
by Heather Cahill
Reading Through History

Boston is the home of the Red Sox, the legendary Faneuil Hall, and the Boston Common. It grew from a tiny settlement into the thriving and beautiful city that we know and love today, but it didn't come without conflict, war and fighting for what they believed in. What do you know about the historic city that played a huge part in shaping the United States?

Do you know a pilgrim from a purist? Can you name the first official settler to permanently live in the area? What do you know about Paul Revere and his role in Colonial Boston? Make sure you know some important figures in Boston's history and the things that they did!

Do you know the acts and laws that England placed on the colony? Do you know the riots and protests that took place around the city? Do you know who inhabited Colonial Boston before the colonists arrived? The events and laws that took place throughout history changed the city drastically, leading to the Boston – and United States – that we know today.

If you're a Bostonian or a history buff, it's important to know what shaped the city. So, think you know your stuff about Colonial Boston? Take the quiz to find out!

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