Manufacturing became an important component of the city's economy, and the city's industrial manufacturing overtook international trade in economic importance by the mid-19th century.
In 1629, the Massachusetts Bay Colony's first governor John Winthrop led the signing of the Cambridge Agreement, a key founding document of the city.Puritan ethics and their focus on education influenced its early history; Over the next 130 years, the city participated in four French and Indian Wars, until the British defeated the French and their Indian allies in North America.* 23 year old woman * from Donetsk, Ukraine * English(Intermediate), Russian(Fluent), Ukrainian(Fluent) * architect * Have no children Send message to woman At first i should ask about one thing, don’t see in me only a sexual object, i am more complicated then some silicon doll!Yes, smile now)))) You may ask why i am here and say that such woman as me easily can find man, but i don’t need just man who is living next door, i need man for my heart and soul.In the 1820s, Boston's population grew rapidly, and the city's ethnic composition changed dramatically with the first wave of European immigrants.
Irish immigrants dominated the first wave of newcomers during this period, especially following the Irish Potato Famine; by 1850, about 35,000 Irish lived in Boston.
It was the scene of several key events of the American Revolution, such as the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill, and the Siege of Boston. The city has expanded beyond the original peninsula through land reclamation and municipal annexation.
Its rich history attracts many tourists, with Faneuil Hall alone drawing more than 20 million visitors per year.
Boston was the largest town in British America until Philadelphia grew larger in the mid-18th century.
occurred in or near Boston, including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, Paul Revere's midnight ride, the battles of Lexington and Concord and Bunker Hill, the Siege of Boston, and many others.
Their settlement was initially limited to the Shawmut Peninsula, at that time surrounded by the Massachusetts Bay and Charles River and connected to the mainland by a narrow isthmus.