Boston Freedom Trail


English colonists began to trickle stateside from the early 1600’s. By 1620 they had incorporated the region of New England. Roll on 1765 and issues began to arise as the British started to force home requirements that few believed in, tensions rose and in 1770 British soldiers shot dead five colonists in Boston. Legal wrangling ensued and despite assurances that justice would be done, the soldiers were found not guilty. Just two years later Samuel Adams (now the namesake of a gorgeous Massachusetts lager) began stirring up public support against everything British, which resulted in the Boston tea party, a not so fun event where boxes of tea were readily dispatched into the waters surrounding the city following tax disputes. By 1774 the British had taken advantage out of the colonists and determined that all British citizens would return to the UK to be tried for crimes committed in the…