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
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 ...
Historians know little about Crispus Attucks, and they have constructed accounts
of his life more from speculation than facts. Most documents described his ...
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
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 ...
Fast facts about the life of Crispus Attucks. Short Biography of Crispus Attucks.
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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 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. American revolutionary patriot. Born: c. 1723. Birthplace: Boston.
Of mixed African and American Indian ancestry, Attucks was the slave of ...
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 ...