Liberty Riot
John Hancock (January 23, 1737 [O.S. January 12, 1736] – October 8, 1793) was a merchant, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution. He served as president of the Second Continental Congress and was the first and third Governor of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts. He is remembered for his large and stylish signature on the United States Declaration of Independence, so much so that the term "John Hancock" became, in the United States, a synonym for signature.
Before the American Revolution, Hancock was one of the wealthiest men in the Thirteen Colonies, having inherited a profitable mercantile business from his uncle. Hancock began his political career in Boston as a protégé of Samuel Adams, an influential local politician, though the two men later became estranged. As tensions between colonists and Great Britain increased in the 1760s, Hancock used his wealth to support the colonial cause. He became very popular in Massachusetts, especially after British officials seized his sloop Liberty in 1768 and charged him with smuggling. Although the charges against Hancock were eventually dropped, he has often been described as a smuggler in historical accounts, but the accuracy of this characterization has been questioned.
Hancock was one of Boston's leaders during the crisis that led to the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War in 1775. He served more than two years in the Continental Congress in Philadelphia, and as president of Congress, was the first to sign the Declaration of Independence. Hancock returned to Massachusetts and was elected governor of the Commonwealth, serving in that role for most of his remaining years. He used his influence to ensure that Massachusetts ratified the United States Constitution in 1788.

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John Hancock - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
A riot broke out when officials began to tow the Liberty out to the Romney, which was also arguably illegal. The confrontation escalated when sailors and ...
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What was the Liberty Riot on June 21 1768? - Yahoo Answers
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In a Rebellious Spirit - Pennsylvania State University Press
A fresh view of the legal arguments leading to the American Revolution, this book argues that rebellious acts called "lawless" mob action by British authorities ...
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What was the Liberty Riot on June 21 1768 - Wiki Answers
They happened in 1768. John Hnackocks ship called "Liberty" was getting taken by the English. During that, the Sons of Liberty started the riots. Improve answer.
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John Phillip Reid is the author of a previous book on the conditions of law in Massachusetts on the eve of the American Revolution, In a Defiant Stance (Penn  ...
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Liberty Riot
Although it wasn't technically a filibuster, it was still pretty awesome and it was nice to see a politician take a stand and fight to defend liberty and choice for the ...
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American Revolution: - Library
In 1768, Hancock's boat, Liberty, was taken by the British because they thought that he was smuggling goods. Soon afterword, the ship was burned in a riot.
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Liberty riot - Blackwell Reference Online
Extract. On 9 May 1768, smuggled Madeira wine had been offloaded from John H ancock's ship Liberty at Boston. On 10 June, officials appointed under the A ...
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Sons of Liberty - Massachusetts Historical Society
The August riot, which arose largely from the agitation of this group, contributed to the eventual repeal of the Stamp Act. The Sons of Liberty claimed as members  ...
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In a Rebellious Spirit: The Argument of Facts, the Liberty Riot, and the Coming of the American Revolution
In a Rebellious Spirit: The Argument of Facts, the Liberty Riot, and the Coming of the American Revolution
John P. Reid, 1979
John Phillip Reid is the author of a previous book on the conditions of law in Massachusetts on the eve of the American Revolution, In a Defiant Stance (Penn State, 1977). He also has written two books on early American judges and two on Cherokee law, most recently A better Kind of Hatchet (Penn State, 1976). Professor of Law at New York University...
Land and Liberty: Hudson Valley Riots in the Age of Revolution
Land and Liberty: Hudson Valley Riots in the Age of Revolution
Thomas J. Humphrey, 2004
"Compact, richly textured, and thoroughly researched.... This is a superb study."—American Historical Review"Humphrey probes into rioters' communities and offers strong evidence that they cooperated along lines of ethnic, provincial, or even national origin. His intriguing, fresh findings open new possibilities."—Edward Cou...
Liberty And Order: Public Order Policing In A Capital City
Liberty And Order: Public Order Policing In A Capital City
Peter Waddington, 2002
The notion that "community disorders" were "riot-as-protest" had profound implications for the policing of public disorder, since taking rioters seriously discredited police attempts at riot-control. The police were seen not as neutral enforcers of ...
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Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Alice Fahs, 2011
On June 10, before Gage could respond, a riot broke out in Boston after customs collectors seized John Hancock's sloop Liberty for having smuggled Madeira wine (taxed under the Sugar Act) on its previous voyage. By waiting until the ship  ...
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
Bunker Hill: A City, a Siege, a Revolution
Nathaniel Philbrick, 2013
Philbrick’s newest work chronicles the cradle of the American Revolution, Boston’s action-packed years of 1773–76. Opening with the consequences of the Boston Tea Party, Philbrick depicts the arrival of British army and naval forces, the manifestation of the royal government’s intention to quash the burgeoning rebellion in Massachusetts. Its leader...
Thomson Advantage Books: Liberty, Equality, Power: A History ...
Thomson Advantage Books: Liberty, Equality, Power: A History ...
Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson, Gary Gerstle
On June 10, before Gage could respond, a riot broke out in Boston after customs collectors seized John Hancock's sloop Liberty for having smuggled Madeira wine (taxed under the Sugar Act) on its previous voyage. By waiting until the ship  ...
Liberty, Equality, and Power: A History of the American People
Liberty, Equality, and Power: A History of the American People
John M. Murrin, Paul E. Johnson, James M. McPherson and Alice Fahs, 2007
Understanding the past helps us navigate the present and future. When you read this text, you will not only learn about American History, you will be exposed to movies and music that tell the stories of American History in addition to the reading material you expect in a college level history book. A highly respected, balanced, and thoroughly moder...
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Liberty Leading the People (Eugène Delacroix 1830, Oil on Canvass) David Renton’s thoughtful and trenchant article in SL64 has done us all a great service
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Riot Warnings Over Food-Stamp Cuts | Restoring Liberty
The 5 percent rollback in food-stamp funding that hit at the start of November has unleashed a wave of familiar scaremongering.
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Breaking: Riot Police Confront Veterans As They Liberate Memorials « SGTreport – The Corporate Propaganda Antidote – Silver, Gold, Truth, Liberty, & Freedom
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Two More Open Carry Activists Falsely Arrested, Near-Riot Ensues | Peace . Gold . LOVE
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Twitter Explodes With Threats of Rioting When George Zimmerman is Found Not Guilty | Fort Liberty
The Twitterverse is exploding with barely-literate people planning murder and mayhem when the jury returns a verdict of not guilty in George Zimmerman's
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