Worcester Revolution of 1774

Jim Moran talked about the Worcester Revolution of 1774, in which more than 4,000 militiamen from Worcester County, Massachusetts, gathered on Main Street to… read more

Jim Moran talked about the Worcester Revolution of 1774, in which more than 4,000 militiamen from Worcester County, Massachusetts, gathered on Main Street to force the British magistrates out of the county government. He spoke about the Massachusetts Government Act, the role played by General Thomas Gage, and why the revolution was considered one of the first non-violent acts of the American Revolution.

C-SPAN’s Local Content Vehicles (LCVs) made a stop in their “2015 LCV Cities Tour” in Worcester, Massachusetts, from October 17-23 to feature the history and literary life of the community. Working with the Charter Cable local affiliate, they visited literary and historic sites where local historians, authors, and civic leaders were interviewed. The history segments air on American History TV (AHTV) on C-SPAN3 and the literary events/non-fiction author segments air on Book TV on C-SPAN2. close

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Program ID:
328965-1
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Vignette
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Location:
Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
First Aired:
Dec 20, 2015 | 2:21pm EST | C-SPAN 3
Last Aired:
Dec 21, 2015 | 6:22am EST | C-SPAN 3

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  • Dec 20, 2015 | 2:21pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 20, 2015 | 7:50pm EST | C-SPAN 3
  • Dec 21, 2015 | 6:22am EST | C-SPAN 3
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