He described his schoolmates at Telok Kurau as generally poor and not very bright. He then attended Raffles Institution inwhere he had difficulties keeping up because he met the top students from all over Singapore. Lee joined the Scouts for three years, played crickettennisand chessand debated for the school.
Pre-colonization[ edit ] Massachusetts was originally inhabited by tribes of the Algonquian language family such as the WampanoagNarragansettNipmucPocomtucMahicanand Massachusett. The event known as the "First Thanksgiving" was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World which lasted for three days.
The Pilgrims were soon followed by other Puritans, who established the Massachusetts Bay Colony at present-day Boston in The Massachusetts Bay banished dissenters such as Anne Hutchinson and Roger Williams due to religious and political disagreements. InWilliams founded the colony of Rhode Island and Hutchinson joined him there several years later.
Among those who objected to this later in the century were the English Quaker preachers Alice and Thomas Curwenwho were publicly flogged and imprisoned in Boston in His first victory was the Siege of Boston in the winter of —76, after which the British were forced to evacuate the city.
Although the documentation is incomplete, about 1, letters of marqueissued on a per-voyage basis, were granted during the American Revolution.
Nearly vessels were commissioned as privateers and are credited with capturing or destroying about British ships. Adams was highly involved in the push for separation from Britain and the writing of the Constitution of Massachusetts in which, in the Elizabeth Freeman and Quock Walker cases, effectively made Massachusetts the first state to have a constitution that declared universal rights and, as interpreted by Supreme Judicial Court Chief Justice William Cushingabolished slavery.
David McCullough points out that an equally important feature was its placing for the first time the courts as a co-equal branch separate from the executive. Vermont became a state in but did not fully ban slavery until with the Vermont Personal Liberty Law.
The Pennsylvania Gradual Abolition Act of  made Pennsylvania the first state to abolish slavery by statute. Later, Adams was active in early American foreign affairs and succeeded Washington as the second United States President.
During the 19th century, Massachusetts became a national leader in the American Industrial Revolutionwith factories around cities such as Lowell and Boston producing textiles and shoes, and factories around Springfield producing tools, paper, and textiles. Canals and railroads were used for transporting raw materials and finished goods.
Anthony in Adams, Massachusetts. Massachusetts was the first state to recruit, train, and arm a Black regiment with White officers, the 54th Massachusetts Infantry Regiment. Watson in the next room. By the s, competition from the South and Midwest, followed by the Great Depressionled to the collapse of the three main industries in Massachusetts: Commonly known as "the Big Dig ", it was, at the time, the biggest federal highway project ever approved.
KennedyMassachusetts native and 35th President of the United States — The Kennedy family was prominent in Massachusetts politics in the 20th century. Children of businessman and ambassador Joseph P.
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