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Boston Massachusetts By: Ellen Casteen, Kaleb Dale and Lester Mejia
Boston Facts Boston is in the state of Massachusetts. Boston was founded in 1630 by Puritan colonist from England. Boston ranks 10 th – largest city in the U.S with a population of approximately 5 million people.
Boston is famous for… Boston is famous for the major league baseball team the Boston Red Sox. Boston is famous for the Boston Bombing that happened on April 15, 2013 during the Boston Marathon. Boston is also known for the best medical research hospitals.
Tragedies in Boston On March 5, 1770 a group of colonists were fired at by a group of redcoats and a few were killed. On April 15, 2013 the Boston marathon was bombing, killing 3 and injuring 264 people.
Boston Colleges/ Universities Boston University Northeastern University University of Massachusetts
Popular foods Boston Cream Pie was created by French Chef M. Sanzian at Boston’s Parker House Hotel. Boston Baked Beans is a type of baked beans which uses molasses and flavored with pork- usually bacon.
Economy of Boston Since the 1988-1992 downturn, Boston experienced an ongoing economic recovery, with increased employment rates. Boston’s economy was affected by the September 11, 2001 attacks.
Recreation in Boston Boston has many recreational activities such as… Sightseeing Sports Arts and culture Shopping and dinning Festivals
Weather in Boston The coldest month in Boston is January with an average temperature of 22.1 degrees Fahrenheit. The warmest month in Boston is July with an average temperature of 82.2 degrees Fahrenheit.
Crime rate in Boston Boston has a higher crime rate than any other city in Massachusetts. The most common crime in Boston is robbery.