"The Folk Hero"
Who Is Crispus Attucks?
- Crispus Attucks was an African American who was killed in the Boston Massacre.
- Attucks was know to be revolutionary hero for being the first man killed in the massacre.
Where Was He Born?
- Attucks was born in Farmingham, Massachusetts in 1723.
- He was born into slavery with his father and his mother was a Indian
The Boston Massacre
- The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot" mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of British soldiers. 3 were killed including Attucks and 2 workers. and 8 wounded.
- Attucks was the first one to died in Boston Massacre which is what he is famous for.