Boston was, until 1755, the biggest city in America;
as the one most directly affected by the latest whims of the British
Crown, it was the natural birthplace for the opposition that culminated
in the Revolutionary War . Numerous evocative sites from that era are
preserved along the Freedom Trail through downtown. Since then, however,
Boston has in effect turned its back on the sea. As the third busiest
port in the British Empire (after London and Bristol), it stood on a
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