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Crispus Attucks - Wikipedia


Crispus Attucks ( c. 1723—March 5, 1770) was the first person killed in the Boston massacre, in Boston, Massachusetts, and is widely considered to be the first ...

Africans in America/Part 2/Crispus Attucks - PBS


In 1770, Crispus Attucks, a black man, became the first casualty of the American Revolution when he was shot and killed in what became known as the Boston ...

Crispus Attucks | Who Was Crispus Attucks?


Historians know little about Crispus Attucks, and they have constructed accounts of his life more from speculation than facts. Most documents described his ...

Crispus Attucks, the first patriot to die for America | African American ...


On this date in 1723, we celebrate the birth of Crispus Attucks. He was a Black merchant and patriot. Little is known about the early years of Attucks. He was born ...

Crispus Attucks - Boston Massacre Historical Society


Crispus Attucks, one of the first men to die for American Revolution, was a fugitive slave who had escaped from his master and had worked for twenty years as a ...

Crispus Attucks *** - Colonial America


Fast facts about the life of Crispus Attucks. Short Biography of Crispus Attucks. Facts and information about Crispus Attucks.

A Biography of Boston Massacre Hero Crispus Attucks


Who was Crispus Attucks? This biography of the slave-turned-sailor reveals how he became the first person to die in the 1770 Boston Massacre.

Crispus Attucks Biography (Revolutionary War Figure/Slave)


Crispus Attucks is remembered as the first American to die in the colonists' fight for freedom from Britain. Crispus Attucks was an escaped slave of African and ...

Crispus Attucks - Fact Monster


Crispus Attucks. American revolutionary patriot. Born: c. 1723. Birthplace: Boston. Of mixed African and American Indian ancestry, Attucks was the slave of ...

Boston Massacre - America's Story from America's Library


The first person who was hit when the British soldiers began firing was an African American sailor named Crispus Attucks. Although not much is known about his ...

Crispus Attucks
Crispus Attucks is remembered as the first American to die in the colonists' fight for freedom from Britain. Crispus Attucks was an escaped slave of African and Native American descent, but not much else is known about him. He was part of an angry m... More »
Born: c. 1723, ?
Died: March 5, 1770
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Crispus Attucks - Folk Hero - Biography.com


Apr 13, 2016 ... Learn more about Crispus Attucks, the African-American man whose murder during the Boston Massacre helped set the stage for the American ...

The Murder of Crispus Attucks (Reason): American Treasures of the ...


American Treasures of the Library of Congress: Reason (The Murder of Crispus Attucks). On the night of March 5, 1770, five citizens of Boston died when eight ...

The First Hero of the Revolution - Crispus Attucks Museum


Sep 12, 2014 ... Crispus Attucks has been immortalized as the first casualty of the American Revolutionary War and the first African American hero. He was in ...