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Crispus Attucks Commemorative Silver Dollar 1998-The First Black Patriot to Die in the Revolutionary War

When most people think of the men who fought for the United States’ freedom, many are unaware¬† that the first patriot to die was an African American man named Crispus Attucks. He was killed by the British in the Boston … Continue reading

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