American singles dating in jamaica plain massachusetts
William Howe, 5th Viscount Howe, then the commander-in-chief of the British forces in North America, led the British army in the siege.
On June 17, the British captured the Charlestown peninsula in Boston, during the Battle of Bunker Hill.
When the British government passed the Stamp Act in 1765, a Boston mob ravaged the homes of Andrew Oliver, the official tasked with enforcing the Act, and Thomas Hutchinson, then the Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts.
The British sent two regiments to Boston in 1768 in an attempt to quell the angry colonists. In 1770, during the Boston Massacre, the army killed several people in response to a mob in Boston.
Boston remained one of the nation's largest manufacturing centers until the early 20th century, and was known for its garment production and leather-goods industries.
Howe reconsidered his invasion, and decided to withdraw.