American Revolutionary and Patriot
Birthplace: Boston, MA
Nothing is known of Crispus Attucks's life prior to the day of his death at the hand of British soldiers; it is believed that he was a fugitive
Site of the Boston Massacre
A photo of the site where Attucks died.
The Murder ofCrispus Attucks
From the Library of Congress, view a copy of the case against the soldiers who killed Attucks.
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of Prominent African Americans.