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Term: Boston

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Located on Charles river; site of key pre-Revolutionary War events, Boston Massacre 1770 & Boston Tea Party 1773; expanded with textile mills, shipbuilding & trade 18th-19th cen.; noted for Faneuil Hall (1742-1805) & Paul Revere House (1680). on point ofland extending NE into Boston Inner Harbor between the Charles River and Fort Point Channel 40 mi. ENE of Worcester; City of Boston, capital of Commonwealth of Massachusetts. ranked 20th by population in the 1980 census

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