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Quincy (pronounced) is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States. [1]

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Abigail Adams

Abigail Adams (née Smith; November 22 [O.S. November 11] 1744 – October 28, 1818) was the wife of John Adams and the mother of John Quincy Adams.

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Abigail Adams Smith

Abigail "Nabby" Amelia Adams Smith (July 14, 1765 – August 15, 1813) was the firstborn of Abigail and John Adams, founding father and second President of the United States.

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Academy Awards

The Academy Awards or The Oscars is an annual American awards ceremony honoring cinematic achievements in the film industry.

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Adams Shore

Adams Shore is a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Aircraft carrier

An aircraft carrier is a warship that serves as a seagoing airbase, equipped with a full-length flight deck and facilities for carrying, arming, deploying, and recovering aircraft.

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Alcohol intoxication

Alcohol intoxication (also known as drunkenness or inebriation) is a physiological state (that may also include psychological alterations of consciousness) induced by the ingestion of ethanol (alcohol).

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Alexander Graham Bell

Alexander Graham Bell (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer and innovator who is credited with inventing the first practical telephone.

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All-American Girls Professional Baseball League

The All-American Girls Professional Baseball League was a women's professional baseball league founded by Philip K. Wrigley which existed from 1943 to 1954.

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Amelia Earhart

Amelia Mary Earhart (July 24, 1897 – disappeared July 2, 1937) was an American aviation pioneer and author.

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American football

American football (referred to as football in the United States and Canada, also known as gridiron elsewhere) is a sport played by two teams of eleven players on a rectangular field with goalposts at each end.

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American Revolution

The American Revolution was a political upheaval that took place between 1765 and 1783 during which colonists in the Thirteen American Colonies rejected the British monarchy and aristocracy, overthrew the authority of Great Britain, and founded the United States of America.

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Amtrak

The National Railroad Passenger Corporation, doing business as Amtrak, is a partially government-funded American passenger railroad service.

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Arbella Insurance Group

Arbella Insurance Group, headquartered in Quincy, Massachusetts, United States, is a regional property and casualty insurance company providing business and personal insurance in Massachusetts and Connecticut, as well as business insurance in Rhode Island and New Hampshire.

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Area codes 617 and 857

Area codes 617 and 857 are area codes serving Boston and several surrounding communities in Massachusetts--such as Brookline, Cambridge, Newton and Quincy (LATA code 128).

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Asian American

Asian Americans are Americans of Asian descent.

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Atlanta Braves

The Atlanta Braves are an American professional baseball franchise based in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki

The United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, during the final stage of the Second World War.

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Aviation

Aviation is the practical aspect or art of aeronautics, being the design, development, production, operation and use of aircraft, especially heavier-than-air aircraft.

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Babe Ruth League

The Babe Ruth League is an international youth baseball and softball league based in Hamilton, New Jersey, named after George Herman "Babe" Ruth.

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Battleship

A battleship is a large armored warship with a main battery consisting of heavy caliber guns.

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Battleship Cove

Battleship Cove is a nonprofit maritime museum and war memorial in Fall River, Massachusetts.

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Bill Dana (comedian)

Bill Dana (born October 5, 1924) is an American comedian, actor and screenwriter.

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Bill Delahunt

William D. Delahunt (born July 18, 1941) is a former U.S. Representative for, serving from 1997 to 2011.

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Billy De Wolfe

Billy De Wolfe (February 18, 1907 - March 5, 1974) was an American character actor.

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Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts (BCBSMA) is a state licensed private health insurance company under the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association with headquarters in Boston.

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Blue Hills Reservation

Blue Hills Reservation is a state park in Norfolk County, Massachusetts.

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Blue Hills Reservation Parkways

The Blue Hills Reservation Parkways are a network of historic parkways in and around the Blue Hills Reservation, a Massachusetts state park south of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston

Boston (pronounced) is the capital and largest city of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in the United States.

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Boston Bruins

The Boston Bruins are an American professional ice hockey team based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Business Journal

The Boston Business Journal is a weekly, business-oriented newspaper published in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Celtics

The Boston Celtics are an American professional basketball team based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Harbor

Boston Harbor is a natural harbor and estuary of Massachusetts Bay, and is located adjacent to the city of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area

The Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area is a National Recreation Area situated among the islands of Boston Harbor of Boston, Massachusetts.

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Boston Minutemen

The Boston Minutemen were a soccer team based out of Boston that played in the NASL.

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Boston Scientific

The Boston Scientific Corporation (abbreviated BSC) is a worldwide developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices whose products are used in a range of interventional medical specialties, including interventional radiology, interventional cardiology, peripheral interventions, neuromodulation, neurovascular intervention, electrophysiology, cardiac surgery, vascular surgery, endoscopy, oncology, urology and gynecology.

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Braintree Split

The Braintree Split is the interchange of Interstate 93/U.S. Route 1 and Massachusetts Route 3 located along the city line separating Braintree and Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Braintree, Massachusetts

Braintree, officially the Town of Braintree, is a suburban New England city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Brooks Adams

Peter Chardon Brooks Adams (June 24, 1848 - February 13, 1927), was an American historian and a critic of capitalism.

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Bruce Ayers

Bruce J. Ayers (born April 17, 1962 in Boston, Massachusetts) is an American small business owner and politician who represents the 1st Norfolk District in the Massachusetts House of Representatives and is a former member of the Quincy, Massachusetts City Council (1992–2000).

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Bunker Hill Monument

The Bunker Hill Monument was erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill, the first major conflict between British and Patriot forces in the American Revolutionary War, fought there June 17, 1775.

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Cantonese

Cantonese, or Standard Cantonese (廣東話, 广东话; originally known as 廣州話, 广州话), is the dialect of Yue Chinese spoken in the vicinity of Canton (Guangzhou) in southern China.

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Cape Cod

Cape Cod is a geographic cape/island and independent land mass separated from the mainland by the Cape Cod Canal that juts out into the Atlantic Ocean in the easternmost part of the state of Massachusetts in the Northeastern United States.

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Cape Verde

Cape Verde or Cabo Verde (Cabo Verde), officially the Republic of Cabo Verde, is an island country spanning an archipelago of 10 volcanic islands in the central Atlantic Ocean.

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Carl Andre

Carl Andre (born September 16, 1935) is an American minimalist artist recognized for his ordered linear format and grid format sculptures.

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Catholic school

Catholic schools are maintained parochial schools or education ministries of the Catholic Church.

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Celtic punk

Celtic punk is punk rock mixed with traditional Celtic music.

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Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

The Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff (CJCS) is the highest-ranking military officer in the United States Armed Forces 10 USC 152.

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Charles Adams (1770–1800)

Charles Adams (May 29, 1770 – November 30, 1800) was the second son of President John Adams and his wife, Abigail (Smith) Adams.

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Charles Francis Adams III

Charles Francis Adams III (August 2, 1866 – June 10, 1954) was the United States Secretary of the Navy under President Herbert Hoover and a well-known yachtsman.

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Charles Francis Adams, Jr.

Charles Francis Adams, Jr. (May 27, 1835 – May 20, 1915) was a member of the prominent Adams family, and son of Charles Francis Adams, Sr. He served as a colonel in the Union Army during the American Civil War.

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Charles Francis Adams, Sr.

Charles Francis Adams, Sr., (August 18, 1807 – November 21, 1886) was an American historical editor, politician and diplomat.

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Charles Sweeney

Major General Charles W. Sweeney (December 27, 1919 – July 16, 2004) was an officer in the U.S. Army Air Forces during World War II and the pilot who flew Bockscar carrying the Fat Man atomic bomb to the Japanese city of Nagasaki on August 9, 1945.

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Charlestown, Boston

Charlestown is the oldest neighborhood in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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Chicago White Sox

The Chicago White Sox are an American professional baseball team based in the South Side of Chicago, Illinois.

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Chickatawbut

Chickatawbut was the sachem, or leader, of a large group of indigenous people of what is now eastern Massachusetts, United States known as the Massachusett tribe, during the initial period of English settlement in the region in the early seventeenth century.

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Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force

The Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force (CMSAF) is a unique non-commissioned rank in the United States Air Force.

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Chief of Staff of the United States Army

The Chief of Staff of the Army (CSA) is a statutory office held by a four-star general in the United States Army.

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Chinatown, Boston

Chinatown, Boston is a neighborhood located in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

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Chinese Americans

Chinese Americans, also known as American Chinese or Sino-Americans, are Americans of full or partial Chinese – particularly Han Chinese – descent.

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City council

A city council, town council, town board or board of aldermen is the legislative body that governs a city, town, municipality or local government area.

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Clara Blandick

Clara Blanchard Dickey (June 4, 1876 – April 15, 1962), credited professionally as Clara Blandick was an American stage and screen actress, best known for her role as Aunt Em, the wife of Uncle Henry, in MGM's The Wizard of Oz.

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Cleveland Indians

The Cleveland Indians are an American professional baseball team based in Cleveland, Ohio, that competes in Major League Baseball.

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Colony of Virginia

The Colony of Virginia (also known frequently as the Virginia Colony, the Province of Virginia, and occasionally as the Dominion and Colony of Virginia or Most Ancient Colloney and Dominion of Virginia) was the first English colony in the world.

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Columbia University Press

Columbia University Press is a university press based in New York City, and affiliated with Columbia University.

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Commandant of the Marine Corps

The Commandant of the Marine Corps (CMC) is normally the highest-ranking officer in the United States Marine Corps and is a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Commercial district

A commercial district or commercial zone is any part of a city or town in which the primary land use is commercial activities (shops, offices, theaters, restaurants and so on), as opposed to a residential neighbourhood, an industrial zone, or other types of neighbourhoods.

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Community college

A community college is a type of educational institution.

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Condominium

A condominium, frequently shortened to condo, is the form of housing tenure and other real property where a specified part of a piece of real estate (usually of an apartment house) is individually owned.

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Continental Basketball Association

The Continental Basketball Association (CBA) was a professional men's basketball minor league in the United States.

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Continental Congress

The Continental Congress was a convention of delegates called together from the Thirteen Colonies which became the governing body of the United States (USA) during the American Revolution.

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Denver Broncos

The Denver Broncos are a professional American football team based in Denver, Colorado.

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Department of Conservation and Recreation (Massachusetts)

The Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) is a state agency of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, situated in the Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs.

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Dick Dale

Dick Dale (born Richard Anthony Monsour on May 4, 1937) is an American surf rock guitarist, known as The King of the Surf Guitar.

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Dick Donovan

Richard Edward "Dick" Donovan (December 27, 1927 – January 6, 1997) was a Major League Baseball pitcher.

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Donald Murray (writer)

Donald Morison Murray (1924December 30, 2006) was a Pulitzer prize-winning journalist and long-time teacher (eventually Professor Emeritus of English at the University of New Hampshire).

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Dorchester, Boston

Dorchester is a historic neighborhood comprising over in Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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Dorothy Quincy

Dorothy Quincy Hancock Scott (May 21 (May 10 O.S.) 1747 – February 3, 1830) was an American hostess, daughter of Justice Edmund Quincy of Braintree and Boston, and the wife of Founding Father John Hancock. Her aunt, also named Dorothy Quincy, was the subject of Oliver Wendell Holmes' poem Dorothy Q. She was raised at the Quincy Homestead in what is now Quincy, Massachusetts. The house in which she lived has been designated a National Historic Landmark, and is known as the Dorothy Quincy House. She married John Hancock, who presided at the formation of the Declaration of Independence in 1776 and was two time Governor of Massachusetts, in 1775. Their first child Lydia lived a year. In 1787, their son John George Washington Hancock was ice skating in Milton MA and died as a result of a fall at the age of 9. In 1796, after Hancock's death in 1793, Quincy married Captain James Scott (1742–1809), who had been employed by Hancock as a captain in his trading ventures with England. They lived in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and had no children together. When Captain Scott died, Dorothy moved back into the Hancock Mansion at 30 Beacon Street in Boston for about 10 years. After that time she lived at 4 Federal Street in Boston. Dorothy was a well-known hostess and a great deal was written about her. Many chroniclers of the time note that she was beautiful, well spoken and intelligent. She witnessed the Battle of Lexington while staying with her future husband's aunt, Lydia Hancock, at the home of Rev. Jonas Clark. When Hancock told her after the battle that she could not go back to her father in Boston, she retorted, "Recollect Mr. Hancock, that I am not under your control yet. I shall go to my father tomorrow.".

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Dorothy Quincy Homestead

The Dorothy Quincy Homestead is a US National Historic Landmark at 34 Butler Road in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Dropkick Murphys

Dropkick Murphys are an American Celtic punk band formed in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1996.

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Dunkin' Donuts

Dunkin' Donuts is an American global doughnut company and coffeehouse chain based in Canton, Massachusetts in Greater Boston. It was founded in 1950 by William Rosenberg in Quincy, Massachusetts. Since its founding, the company has grown to become one of the largest coffee and baked goods chains in the world, with 11,000 restaurants in 33 countries. The chain's products include doughnuts, bagels, other baked goods, and a wide variety of hot and iced beverages. The company primarily competes with Starbucks, as over half the company's business is in coffee sales, as well as with Krispy Kreme Doughnuts and Honey Dew Donuts. Before 1990, Dunkin' Donuts' primary competitor was Mister Donut, but in February of that year Mister Donut was acquired by Dunkin' Donuts' owner Allied-Lyons.Sauter, Michael B. and Alexander E. M. Hess.. Page 2. 247wallst.com After the acquisition of Mister Donut by Allied-Lyons, all Mister Donut stores in North America were offered the chance to change their name to Dunkin' Donuts., Dunkin' Donuts is owned by Dunkin' Brands Inc., which also owns Baskin-Robbins and previously owned the Togo's chain.

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Early childhood education

Early childhood education (ECE) is a branch of education theory which relates to the teaching of young children (formally and informally) up until the age of about eight.

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Eastern College Athletic Conference

The Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC) is a college athletic conference comprising schools that compete in 19 sports (15 men's and 17 women's).

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Eastern Nazarene College

The Eastern Nazarene College (or ENC) is a private, coeducational college of the liberal arts and sciences in Quincy, Massachusetts, near Boston, in the New England region of the United States.

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Eastern Time Zone

The Eastern Time Zone (ET) is a time zone encompassing 17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States, parts of eastern Canada, the state of Quintana Roo in Mexico, Panama in Central America and the Caribbean Islands.

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Edmund Quincy (1628–1698)

Edmund Quincy (1628–1698) emigrated to colonial Massachusetts in 1633 with his father, Edmund.

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Edmund Quincy (1681–1737)

Edmund Quincy (1681–1737) III was the son of Edmund Quincy (1627-1698) II and his second wife, Elizabeth Gookin.

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Edmund Quincy (1703–1788)

Edmund Quincy was a prominent Boston merchant during much of the 18th century.

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Elementary school

Elementary school is for students at the ages of 4-12 to receive primary education.

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Everett P. Pope

Major Everett Parker Pope (July 16, 1919–July 16, 2009) was a United States Marine who received the Medal of Honor for his conspicuous gallantry on Peleliu in September 1944 while leading his men in an assault on a strategic hill, and for holding it, with rocks and bare fists when ammunition ran low, against Japanese suicide attacks.

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Federal Information Processing Standards

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are publicly announced standards developed by the United States federal government for use in computer systems by non-military government agencies and government contractors.

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Financial services

Financial services are the economic services provided by the finance industry, which encompasses a broad range of businesses that manage money, including credit unions, banks, credit-card companies, insurance companies, accountancy companies, consumer-finance companies, stock brokerages, investment funds and some government-sponsored enterprises.

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Flag carrier

A flag carrier is a transportation company, such as an airline or shipping company, that, being locally registered in a given state, enjoys preferential rights or privileges accorded by the government for international operations.

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Flag Day (United States)

In the United States, Flag Day is celebrated on June 14.

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Fore River (Massachusetts)

Weymouth Fore River is a small bay or estuary in eastern Massachusetts and is part of the Massachusetts Bay watershed.

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Fore River Apprentice School

The Fore River Apprentice School was a trade school operated by the owners of the Fore River Shipyard that specialized in the training of personnel in shipbuilding.

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Fore River Shipyard

Fore River Shipyard was a shipyard owned by General Dynamics Corporation located on Weymouth Fore River in Braintree and Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Francis Wayland Parker

Francis Wayland Parker (October 9, 1837March 2, 1902) was a pioneer of the progressive school movement in the United States.

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Frozen (2013 film)

Frozen is a 2013 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios and released by Walt Disney Pictures.

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Fujian

Fujian, formerly romanised as Foken, Fouken, or Hokkien, is a province on the southeast coast of mainland China.

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Furnace Brook Parkway

Furnace Brook Parkway is a historic parkway in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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General (United States)

In the United States Army, U.S. Air Force, and U.S. Marine Corps, general is a four-star general officer rank, with the pay grade of O-10.

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Geographic Names Information System

The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) is a database that contains name and locative information about more than two million physical and cultural features located throughout the United States of America and its territories.

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Germans

Germans (Deutsche) are a Germanic ethnic group native to Central Europe, who share a common German ancestry, culture and history, and speak the German language as their native language.

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Germantown (Quincy, Massachusetts)

Germantown is a primarily residential neighborhood in the city of Quincy, Massachusetts, USA.

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Google Books

Google Books (previously known as Google Book Search and Google Print) is a service from Google Inc. that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital database.

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Gordon R. Sullivan

Gordon Russell Sullivan is a retired United States Army general, who served as the 32nd Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army, as a member of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

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Granite

Granite is a common type of felsic intrusive igneous rock that is granular and phaneritic in texture.

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Granite Railway

The Granite Railway was one of the first railroads in the United States, built to carry granite from Quincy to a dock on the Neponset River in Milton.

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Great Brink's Robbery

The Great Brink's Robbery was an armed robbery of the Brink's Building at the corner of Prince St.

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Greater Boston

Greater Boston is the area of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts surrounding the city of Boston, consisting most of the eastern third of Massachusetts, excluding the South Coast, Cape Cod & The Islands.

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Hangman Island

Hangman Island, also known as Hayman's Island, is an island in the Quincy Bay area of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.

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Harvard Pilgrim Health Care

Harvard Pilgrim Health Care is a not-for-profit health services company serving more than one million members in New England.

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Health care

Health care or healthcare is the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of disease, illness, injury, and other physical and mental impairments in human beings.

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Heisman Trophy

The Heisman Memorial Trophy Award (usually known colloquially as the Heisman Trophy or The Heisman), is awarded annually to the most outstanding player in college football in the United States whose performance best exhibits the pursuit of excellence with integrity.

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Henry Beston

Henry Beston (June 1, 1888 – April 15, 1968) was an American writer and naturalist, best known as the author of The Outermost House, written in 1928.

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High school

A high school (also secondary school, senior school, secondary college) is a school that provides adolescents with part or all of their secondary education.

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Hindi

Hindi (हिन्दी hindī), or more precisely Modern Standard Hindi (मानक हिन्दी mānak hindī), is a standardised and Sanskritised register of the Hindustani language.

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Hingham Bay

Hingham Bay is the easternmost of the three small bays of outer Boston Harbor, part of Massachusetts Bay and forming the western shoreline of the town of Hull and the northern shoreline of Hingham in the United States state of Massachusetts.

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Hingham, Massachusetts

Hingham is a town in metropolitan Greater Boston on the South Shore of the U.S. state of Massachusetts in northern Plymouth County.

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History of the Boston Braves

The Atlanta Braves, a current Major League Baseball franchise, originated in Boston.

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Holiness movement

The Holiness movement refers to a set of beliefs and practices emerging from 19th-century Methodism, and to a number of Evangelical Christian denominations, parachurch organizations, and movements which emphasized those beliefs as a central doctrine.

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Hong Kong

Hong Kong, traditionally Hongkong, officially known as Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China, is a Special Administrative Region (SAR) on the southern coast of China at the Pearl River Estuary and the South China Sea.

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Houghs Neck

Houghs Neck is a one-square-mile (2.6 km2) peninsula in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Howard Deering Johnson

Howard Dearing Johnson (February 2, 1897 – June 20, 1972) was an entrepreneur, businessman, and the founder of an American chain of restaurants and motels under one company of the same name, Howard Johnson's.

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Howard Johnson's

Howard Johnson's, or Howard Johnson, is a chain of hotels, motels and restaurants located primarily throughout the United States and Canada.

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Hull, Massachusetts

Hull is a peninsula town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Illeana Douglas

Illeana Douglas (born July 25, 1965) is an American actress, director, screenwriter, and producer.

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Immigration

Immigration is the movement of people into a destination country to which they are not native or do not possess its citizenship in order to settle or reside there, especially as permanent residents or naturalized citizens, or to take-up employment as a migrant worker or temporarily as a foreign worker.

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Indian Americans

Indian Americans or Indo-Americans are Americans of Indian ancestry.

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Indigenous peoples of the Americas

The indigenous peoples of the Americas are the pre-Columbian inhabitants of North and South America, and their descendants. Pueblos indígenas (indigenous peoples) is a common term in Spanish-speaking countries. Aborigen (aboriginal/native) is used in Argentina, whereas "Amerindian" is used in Quebec and The Guianas but not commonly in other countries. Indigenous peoples are commonly known in Canada as Aboriginal peoples, which include First Nations, Inuit, and Métis peoples. Indigenous peoples of the United States are commonly known as Native Americans or American Indians, and Alaska Natives. According to the prevailing New World migration model, migrations of humans from Asia (in particular North Asia) to the Americas took place via Beringia, a land bridge which connected the two continents across what is now the Bering Strait. The majority of experts agree that the earliest migration via Beringia took place at least 13,500 years ago, with disputed evidence that people had migrated into the Americas much earlier, up to 40,000 years ago. These early Paleo-Indians spread throughout the Americas, diversifying into many hundreds of culturally distinct nations and tribes. According to the oral histories of many of the indigenous peoples of the Americas, they have been living there since their genesis, described by a wide range of creation myths. Application of the term "Indian" originated with Christopher Columbus, who, in his search for Asia, thought that he had arrived in the East Indies. The Americas came to be known as the "West Indies", a name still used to refer to the islands of the Caribbean sea. This led to the names "Indies" and "Indian", which implied some kind of racial or cultural unity among the aboriginal peoples of the Americas. This unifying concept, codified in law, religion, and politics, was not originally accepted by indigenous peoples but has been embraced by many over the last two centuries. Even though the term "Indian" often does not include the Aleuts, Inuit, or Yupik peoples, these groups are considered indigenous peoples of the Americas. Although some indigenous peoples of the Americas were traditionally hunter-gatherers—and many, especially in Amazonia, still are—many groups practiced aquaculture and agriculture. The impact of their agricultural endowment to the world is a testament to their time and work in reshaping and cultivating the flora indigenous to the Americas. Although some societies depended heavily on agriculture, others practiced a mix of farming, hunting, and gathering. In some regions the indigenous peoples created monumental architecture, large-scale organized cities, chiefdoms, states, and empires. Many parts of the Americas are still populated by indigenous Americans; some countries have sizable populations, especially Belize, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Greenland, Guatemala, Mexico, and Peru. At least a thousand different indigenous languages are spoken in the Americas. Some, such as Quechua, Aymara, Guaraní, Mayan languages, and Nahuatl, count their speakers in millions. Many also maintain aspects of indigenous cultural practices to varying degrees, including religion, social organization, and subsistence practices. Like most cultures, over time, cultures specific to many Indigenous peoples have evolved to incorporate traditional aspects, but also cater to modern needs. Some indigenous peoples still live in relative isolation from Western society, and a few are still counted as uncontacted peoples.

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Information technology

Information technology (IT) is the application of computers and telecommunications equipment to store, retrieve, transmit and manipulate data, often in the context of a business or other enterprise.

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Insurance

Insurance is the equitable transfer of the risk of a loss, from one entity to another in exchange for money.

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Interstate 93

Interstate 93 (I-93) is an Interstate Highway in the New England region of the United States.

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Jake Kilrain

Jake Kilrain (February 9, 1859 – December 22, 1937) was the popular name of John Joseph Killion, a famous bare-knuckle fighter and glove boxer of the 1880s.

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Joe Dudek

Joseph Anthony "Joe" Dudek (born January 22, 1964) is an American former football player.

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John Adams

John Adams, Jr. (October 30 [O.S. October 19] 1735 – July 4, 1826) was an American lawyer, author, statesman, and diplomat. He served as the second President of the United States (1797–1801), the first Vice President (1789–1797), and as a Founding Father was a leader of American independence from Great Britain. Adams was a political theorist in the Age of Enlightenment who promoted republicanism and a strong central government. His innovative ideas were frequently published. He was also a dedicated diarist and correspondent, particularly with his wife and key advisor Abigail. He collaborated with his cousin, revolutionary leader Samuel Adams, but he established his own prominence prior to the American Revolution. After the Boston Massacre, despite severe local anti-British sentiment, he provided a successful though unpopular legal defense of the accused British soldiers, driven by his devotion to the right to counsel and the "protection of innocence". As a delegate from Massachusetts to the Continental Congress, Adams played a leading role in persuading Congress to declare independence. He assisted Thomas Jefferson in drafting the Declaration of Independence in 1776, and was its foremost advocate in the Congress. As a diplomat in Europe, he helped negotiate the eventual peace treaty with Great Britain, and acquired vital governmental loans from Amsterdam bankers. Adams was the primary author of the Massachusetts Constitution in 1780 which influenced American political theory, as did his earlier Thoughts on Government. Adams' credentials as a revolutionary secured for him two terms as President George Washington's vice president (1789 to 1797) and also his own election in 1796 as the second president. In his single term as president, he encountered fierce criticism from the Jeffersonian Republicans, as well as the dominant faction in his own Federalist Party, led by his opponent Alexander Hamilton. Adams signed the controversial Alien and Sedition Acts, and built up the army and navy in the face of an undeclared naval "Quasi-War" with France. The major accomplishment of his presidency was a peaceful resolution of the conflict in the face of Hamilton's opposition. Due to his strong posture on defense, Adams is "often called the father of the American Navy". He was the first U.S. president to reside in the executive mansion, now known as the White House. In 1800, Adams lost re-election to Thomas Jefferson, and retired to Massachusetts. He resumed his friendship with Jefferson upon the latter's own retirement by initiating a correspondence which lasted fourteen years. He and his wife established a family of politicians, diplomats, and historians now referred to as the Adams political family. Adams was the father of John Quincy Adams, the sixth President of the United States. He died on the fiftieth anniversary of the adoption of the Declaration of Independence. Modern historians in the aggregate have ranked his administration as the twelfth most successful.

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John Adams Birthplace

The John Adams Birthplace is a historic house at 133 Franklin Street in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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John Cheever

John William Cheever (May 27, 1912 – June 18, 1982) was an American novelist and short story writer.

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John F. Keenan (State Senator)

John F. Keenan, (born 1964) is a member of the Massachusetts State Senate for the Norfolk and Plymouth district.

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John Hancock

John Hancock (– October 8, 1793) was a merchant, smuggler, statesman, and prominent Patriot of the American Revolution.

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John Quincy

Colonel John Quincy (21 July 1689 – 13 July 1767) was an American soldier, politician and member of the Quincy political family.

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John Quincy Adams

John Quincy Adams (July 11, 1767 – February 23, 1848) was an American statesman who served as the sixth President of the United States from 1825 to 1829.

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John Quincy Adams II

John Quincy Adams II (September 22, 1833 – August 14, 1894) was an American lawyer and politician.

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John Winthrop, Jr. Iron Furnace Site

The John Winthrop, Jr.

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Joseph Dunford

Joseph Francis Dunford, Jr. (born December 8, 1955) is a United States Marine Corps general.

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Josiah Quincy (1859–1919)

Josiah Quincy (October 15, 1859 – September 8, 1919) was an American politician from Massachusetts who served as mayor of Boston from 1895 to 1899.

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Josiah Quincy House

The Josiah Quincy House, located at 20 Muirhead Street in the Wollaston neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts, was the country home of Revolutionary War soldier Colonel Josiah Quincy I, the first in a line of six illustrious Josiah Quincys that included three Boston mayors and a president of Harvard University.

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Josiah Quincy II

Josiah Quincy, Jr., (February 23, 1744April 26, 1775) was an American lawyer and patriot.

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Josiah Quincy III

Josiah Quincy III (February 4, 1772 – July 1, 1864) was a U.S. educator and political figure.

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Josiah Quincy, Jr.

Josiah Quincy, Jr. (January 17, 1802 – November 2, 1882) was mayor of Boston (December 11, 1845 – January 1, 1849), as was his father Josiah Quincy III (mayor in 1823–1828) and grandson Josiah Quincy (mayor in 1895–1899).

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Kam Man Food

Kam Man Food (abbreviated KM Food) is a Chinese supermarket chain with its corporate headquarters in Edison, New Jersey in the New York City metropolitan area.

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Karen Cashman

Karen Cashman (born December 15, 1971) is an American short track speed skater.

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Kilroy was here

Kilroy was here is an American popular culture expression that became popular during World War II; it is typically seen in graffiti.

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Kirsten Hughes

Kirsten L. Hughes is an American political figure, singer, and attorney who is the Chair of the Massachusetts Republican Party and a member of the Quincy, Massachusetts City Council.

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Latin

Latin (Latin: lingua latīna) is a classical language belonging to the Italic branch of the Indo-European languages.

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Lee Remick

Lee Ann Remick (December 14, 1935 – July 2, 1991) was an American film and television actress.

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Lesley Visser

Lesley Candace Visser (born September 11, 1953 in Quincy, Massachusetts) is an American sportscaster, television and radio personality, and sportswriter.

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Libertine

A libertine is one devoid of most moral restraints, which are seen as unnecessary or undesirable, especially one who ignores or even spurns accepted morals and forms of behaviour sanctified by the larger society.

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List of counties in Massachusetts

This is a list of the 14 counties in Massachusetts.

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List of mayors of Quincy, Massachusetts

The Mayor of Quincy is the head of the municipal government in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Logan International Airport

Logan International Airport (officially Lt. General Edward Lawrence Logan International Airport) is an international airport located in the East Boston neighborhood of Boston, Massachusetts, United States, (and partly in the town of Winthrop, Massachusetts).

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Long Wharf (Boston)

Long Wharf (built 1710-1721) is a historic pier in Boston, Massachusetts which once extended from State Street nearly a half-mile into Boston Harbor.

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Lunar New Year

Lunar New Year is the first day of a secular, sacred, or other year whose months are coordinated by the cycles of the moon.

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Mainland China

Mainland China, Chinese mainland or simply the mainland, is a geographical and political term to describe the geopolitical area under the direct jurisdiction of the People's Republic of China (PRC).

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Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization that is the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.

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Marina

A marina (from Spanish, Portuguese and Italian: marina, "coast" or "shore") is a dock or basin with moorings and supplies for yachts and small boats.

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Marina Bay (Quincy, Massachusetts)

Marina Bay is a mixed-use development neighborhood of condominium, commercial and entertainment facilities in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Mary Pratt (baseball)

Mary Pratt (born November 30, 1918) is a former pitcher who played from 1943 through 1947 in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League.

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Masonic Temple (Quincy, Massachusetts)

The Quincy Masonic Temple is a historic Masonic temple at 1170 Hancock Street, Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Massachusett

The Massachusett are a Native American people who historically lived in areas surrounding Massachusetts Bay, as well as northeast and southern Massachusetts in what is now the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, including present-day Greater Boston.

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Massachusetts

Massachusetts, officially the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, is a state in the New England region of the northeastern United States.

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Massachusetts Bay

Massachusetts Bay is a bay on the Atlantic Ocean that forms part of the coastline of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority

The Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority, often referred to as the MBTA or The T, is the public operator of most bus, subway, commuter rail, and ferry routes in the greater Boston, Massachusetts area.

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Massachusetts Historical Commission

The Massachusetts Historical Commission (MHC) is a review board for state and federal preservation programs for the United States state of Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts House of Representatives

The Massachusetts House of Representatives is the lower house of the Massachusetts General Court, the state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Route 128

Route 128, also known as the Yankee Division Highway (for the 26th Infantry Division), and originally the Circumferential Highway, is a partial beltway around Boston, Massachusetts, United States.

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Massachusetts Route 28

Route 28 is a nominally south–north route and highway in the U.S. state of Massachusetts, running from the town of Eastham via Boston to the New Hampshire state line in Methuen.

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Massachusetts Route 3

Route 3 is a southward continuation of U.S. Route 3, connecting Cambridge, Massachusetts with Cape Cod.

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Massachusetts Route 3A

Route 3A is a state highway in eastern Massachusetts, which parallels Route 3 and U.S. Route 3 from Cedarville in southern Plymouth to Tyngsborough at the New Hampshire state line.

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Massachusetts Route 53

Route 53 is a south–north state highway in southeastern Massachusetts.

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Massachusetts Senate

The Massachusetts Senate is the upper house of the Massachusetts General Court, the bicameral state legislature of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

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Mayor

In many countries, a mayor (or, from the Latin maior, meaning "bigger") is the highest-ranking official in a municipal government such as that of a city or town.

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Mayor–council government

The mayor–council government system is one of the two most common forms of local government in the United States.

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MBTA Boat

The MBTA Boat system is a public boat service providing water transportation in the Greater Boston area via Boston Harbor.

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MBTA Commuter Rail

The MBTA Commuter Rail system serves as the commuter rail arm of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's transportation coverage of Greater Boston in the United States.

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Medal of Honor

The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest military honor, awarded for personal acts of valor above and beyond the call of duty.

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Merrymount (Quincy, Massachusetts)

Merrymount is a primarily residential neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts, located between the neighborhoods of Quincy Center and Adams Shore.

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Middle school

A middle school or junior high school is a school for students older than elementary school, but not yet in high school.

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Mike Mottau

Michael Joseph Mottau (born March 19, 1978) is an American retired professional ice hockey defenseman who played in the National Hockey League (NHL).

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Milton, Massachusetts

Milton is a town in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States and an affluent suburb of Boston.

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Montclair (Quincy, Massachusetts)

Montclair is a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Montessori education

Montessori education is an educational approach developed by Italian physician and educator Maria Montessori and characterized by an emphasis on independence, freedom within limits, and respect for a child’s natural psychological, physical, and social development.

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Moon Island (Massachusetts)

Moon Island is situated in Quincy Bay, in the middle of Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, and is the location of the Boston Fire Department Training Academy, and Boston Police Department shooting range.

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Moswetuset Hummock

Moswetuset Hummock is a wooded historic place in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Museum ship

A museum ship, or sometimes memorial ship, is a ship that has been preserved and converted into a museum open to the public, for educational or memorial purposes.

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Myles Standish

Myles Standish (c. 1584 – October 3, 1656; sometimes spelled 'Miles' Standish) was an English military officer hired by the Pilgrims as military advisor for Plymouth Colony.

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Nashua, New Hampshire

Nashua is a city in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States.

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National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum

The National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is an American history museum and hall of fame, located at 25 Main Street in Cooperstown, New York, and operated by private interests.

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National Collegiate Athletic Association

The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit association which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions; conferences; organizations; and individuals.

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National Register of Historic Places listings in Quincy, Massachusetts

List of Registered Historic Places in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Naval Air Station Squantum

Naval Air Station Squantum was an active naval aviation facility during 1917 and from 1923 until 1953.

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NCAA Division III

Division III (or DIII) is a division of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) of the United States.

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Neighbourhood

A neighbourhood (Commonwealth English), or neighborhood (American English), is a geographically localised community within a larger city, town, suburb or rural area.

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Neponset River

The Neponset River is a river in eastern Massachusetts in the United States.

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New England League

The New England League was a mid-level league in American minor league baseball that played sporadically in five of the six New England states (Vermont excepted) between 1886 and 1949.

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Norfolk County, Massachusetts

Norfolk County is a county located in the U.S. state of Massachusetts.

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North American Soccer League (1968–84)

North American Soccer League (NASL) was the top-level major professional soccer league in the United States and Canada that operated from 1968 to 1984.

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North Quincy (MBTA station)

North Quincy is a station on the MBTA Red Line rapid transit line, located at East Squantum Street between Hancock Street and Newport Avenue in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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North Quincy (Quincy, Massachusetts)

North Quincy is a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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North Quincy High School

North Quincy High School (NQHS) is a public secondary school located in the North Quincy neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Nut Island

Nut Island is a former island in Boston Harbor, part of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area.

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Orchard

An orchard is an intentional planting of trees or shrubs that is maintained for food production.

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Parkway

A parkway is a broad, landscaped highway thoroughfare.

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Paul W. Airey

Paul Wesley Airey (December 13, 1923 – March 11, 2009) was adviser to Secretary of the Air Force Richard Campbell and Air Force Chief of Staff General John P. McConnell.

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Peacefield

Peacefield, also called Old House, is a historic home formerly owned by the Adams family of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Per capita income

Per capita income or average income is the measure of the amount of money that is being earned by person in a certain area, such as a city, region, or country, which is calculated by dividing the total income of a the area by its total population.

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Pete Kendall

Peter Marcus "Pete" Kendall (born July 9, 1973) is a former American football guard.

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Pete Varney

Richard Fred "Pete" Varney Jr. (born April 10, 1949) is an American college baseball coach and a former professional baseball catcher.

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Peter Del Vecho

Peter Del Vecho, p.g.a. is a film producer at Walt Disney Animation Studios, best known for winning, together with directors Jennifer Lee and Chris Buck, an Academy Award for Best Animated Feature for the 2013 film Frozen.

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Pilgrim Fathers

Pilgrims is a name commonly applied to early settlers of the Plymouth Colony in present-day Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, with the men commonly called Pilgrim Fathers.

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Plymouth Colony

Plymouth Colony (sometimes New Plymouth, or Plymouth Bay Colony) was an English colonial venture in North America from 1620 to 1691.

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Poverty threshold

The poverty threshold or poverty line is the minimum level of income deemed adequate in a particular country.

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President of the Continental Congress

The president of the Continental Congress was the presiding officer of the Continental Congress, the convention of delegates that emerged as the first national government of the United States during the American Revolution.

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President of the United States

The President of the United States of America (POTUS) is the elected head of state and head of government of the United States.

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Primary education

Primary education or elementary education often in primary school or elementary school is typically the first stage of compulsory education, coming between early childhood education and secondary education.

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Progressive education

Progressive education is a pedagogical movement that began in the late nineteenth century; it has persisted in various forms to the present.

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Puritans

The Puritans were a group of English Reformed Protestants in the 16th and 17th centuries who sought to purify the Church of England from all Roman Catholic practices, maintaining that the Church of England was only partially reformed.

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Quarry

A quarry is a place from which dimension stone, rock, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, gravel, or slate has been excavated from the ground.

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Quincy

Quincy may refer to.

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Quincy Adams (MBTA station)

Quincy Adams Station is a station on the Braintree Branch of the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority's Red Line, located in the southern part of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Quincy Bay

Quincy Bay is the largest of the three small bays of southern Boston Harbor, part of Massachusetts Bay and forming much of the shoreline of the city of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Quincy Center

Quincy Center is an area of Quincy, Massachusetts, centered along Hancock Street and covering the downtown area of the city.

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Quincy Center (MBTA station)

Quincy Center is an intermodal transfer station located between Hancock Street and Burgin Parkway in the Quincy Center district of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Quincy City Hall

Quincy City Hall is the seat of government for the City of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Quincy College

Quincy College (QC) is a public junior college located in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Quincy High School (Massachusetts)

Quincy High School (QHS) is a public secondary school located on Coddington Street in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Quincy Mansion

The Quincy Mansion, also known as the Josiah Quincy Mansion, was a summer home built by Josiah Quincy, Jr. in 1848.

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Quincy Method

The Quincy Method, also known as the Quincy Plan, or the Quincy system of learning, was a child-centred, progressive approach to education developed by Francis W. Parker, then superintendent of schools in Quincy, Massachusetts in 1875.

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Quincy Mosque

Quincy Mosque, founded 1963, is situated in Quincy, Massachusetts in the Quincy Point neighborhood; it consists of half of the Islamic Center of New England; the other is a sister mosque in Sharon.

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Quincy Point

Quincy Point is a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Quincy Public Schools

Quincy Public Schools (QPS) is a school district that manages schools in Quincy, Massachusetts, USA.

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Quincy Quarries Reservation

The Quincy Quarries in Quincy, Massachusetts, produced granite for over a century and were the site of the Granite Railway—often credited as being the first railroad in the United States.

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Quincy Shore Drive

Quincy Shore Drive is a historic parkway in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Raccoon Island (Massachusetts)

Raccoon Island is an island in the Hingham Bay area of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, situated just offshore of Hough's Neck in the city of Quincy.

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Race and ethnicity in the United States Census

Race and ethnicity in the United States Census, defined by the federal Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and the United States Census Bureau, are self-identification data items in which residents choose the race or races with which they most closely identify, and indicate whether or not they are of Hispanic or Latino origin (the only categories for ethnicity).

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Ralph McLeod

Ralph Alton McLeod (October 19, 1916 – April 27, 2007) was a left fielder in Major League Baseball who played briefly for the Boston Bees late in the 1938 season.

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Randolph, Massachusetts

The Town of Randolph is a city in Norfolk County, Massachusetts, United States.

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Rapid transit

Rapid transit, also known as metro, subway, underground, or colloquially as "the train", is a type of high-capacity public transport generally found in urban areas.

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Red Line (MBTA)

The Red Line is a rapid transit line operated by the Massachusetts Bay Transportation Authority (MBTA), running roughly northwest to southeast from Alewife station in Cambridge, Massachusetts, through downtown Boston (with transfers to the Green Line at Park Street, the Orange Line at Downtown Crossing, the Silver Line at South Station, Amtrak at South Station as well, and commuter rail at South Station, Quincy Center, Porter and Braintree) then passing through South Boston.

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Residential area

A residential area is a land use in which housing predominates, as opposed to industrial and commercial areas.

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Resort

A resort is a place used for relaxation or recreation, attracting visitors for vacations, tourism and/or going swimming in a pool and/or a nearby body of water.

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Ronald Mariano

Ronald Mariano (born October 31, 1946) is the majority leader of the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

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Rowes Wharf

The current incarnation of Rowes Wharf (built 1987) is a modern development in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

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Ruth Gordon

Ruth Gordon Jones (October 30, 1896 – August 28, 1985), better known as Ruth Gordon, was an American film, stage, and television actress, as well as screenwriter and playwright.

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Sachem

A sachem or sagamore is a paramount chief among the Algonquians or other northeast American Indian tribes.

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Samuel Miller Quincy

Samuel Miller Quincy (1832–1887) was the 28th mayor of New Orleans (May 5, 1865 – June 8, 1865).

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Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga Springs is an affluent city in Saratoga County, New York, United States, that is also widely known as simply Saratoga (though not to be confused with the nearby town of that name).

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Schooner

A schooner is a type of sailing vessel with fore-and-aft sails on two or more masts, the foremast being shorter than the main and no taller than the mizzen if there is one.

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Secondary education

Secondary education normally takes place in secondary schools, taking place after primary education and may be followed by higher education or vocational training.

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Shipbuilding

Shipbuilding is the construction of ships and other floating vessels.

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South Quincy

South Quincy is a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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South Shore (Massachusetts)

The South Shore of Massachusetts is a geographic region stretching south and east from Boston toward Cape Cod along the shores of Massachusetts Bay and Cape Cod Bay.

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South Station

South Station — officially, The Governor Michael S. Dukakis Transportation Center at South Station — is the largest railroad station and intercity bus terminal in Greater Boston and New England's second-largest transportation center (after Logan International Airport).

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South Station (MBTA station)

South Station (also signed as South Station Under) is a transfer station on the MBTA rapid transit Red Line and bus rapid transit Silver Line, located at Summer Street and Atlantic Avenue in downtown Boston, Massachusetts.

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Southeast Expressway (Massachusetts)

The Southeast Expressway is a limited-access road located between the Braintree Split and the Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Tunnel in the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts as well as the city itself.

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Southern Artery

Southern Artery is a street in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Squanto

Tisquantum (died November 30, 1622), also known as Squanto, was a Patuxet man who assisted the Pilgrims after their first winter in what is now Massachusetts.

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Squantum (Quincy, Massachusetts)

Squantum is a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts connected to the mainland by a causeway that crosses over a wetland area of the bay.

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Standard Chinese

Standard Chinese, also known as Modern Standard Mandarin and Putonghua, sometimes simply referred to as "Mandarin", is a standard language that is the sole official language of both China and Taiwan, and also one of the four official languages of Singapore.

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State school

State schools (also known as public schools, though not in EnglandIn England, some independent schools for 13-18 year-olds are known for historical reasons as 'public schools'.) generally refer to primary or secondary schools mandated for or offered to all children without charge, funded in whole or in part by taxation.

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State Street Corporation

State Street Corporation, known as State Street, is an American worldwide financial services holding company.

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Stonemasonry

The craft of stonemasonry (or stonecraft) has existed since humanity could use and make tools - creating buildings, structures, and sculpture using stone from the earth.

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Stop & Shop

The Stop & Shop Supermarket Company, known as Stop & Shop, is a chain of supermarkets located in the northeastern United States.

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Suburbanization

Suburbanization is the growth of areas on the fringes of cities.

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Superintendent (education)

In the field of education in the United States, a superintendent or superintendent of schools is an administrator or manager in charge of a number of public schools or a school district, a local government body overseeing public schools.

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Supermarket

A supermarket, a large form of the traditional grocery store, is a self-service shop offering a wide variety of food and household products, organized into aisles.

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Tackey Chan

Tackey Chan is an American state legislator serving in the Massachusetts House of Representatives.

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TACV

TACV Cabo Verde Airlines (TACV is an acronym for Transportes Aéreos de Cabo Verde, meaning “Air Transportation of Cape Verde” in Portuguese) is a scheduled and charter, passenger and cargo airline based in Praia, Cape Verde.

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Ted Williams Tunnel

The Ted Williams Tunnel, also known as the Williams Tunnel, is the name of the third highway tunnel under Boston Harbor in Boston, Massachusetts, the Sumner and Callahan Tunnels being the other two.

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The Boston Globe

The Boston Globe is an American daily newspaper based in Boston, Massachusetts.

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The Commonwealth Coast Conference

The Commonwealth Coast Conference (CCC) is an intercollegiate athletic conference affiliated with the NCAA’s Division III.

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The Patriot Ledger

The Patriot Ledger is a daily morning newspaper printed in Quincy, Massachusetts, that serves the South Shore.

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The Wizard of Oz (1939 film)

The Wizard of Oz is a 1939 American musical comedy-drama fantasy film produced by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, and the most well-known and commercially successful adaptation based on the 1900 novel The Wonderful Wizard of Oz by L. Frank Baum.

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Thomas A. Watson

Thomas Augustus Watson (January 18, 1854 – December 13, 1934) was an assistant to Alexander Graham Bell, notably in the invention of the telephone in 1876.

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Thomas Boylston Adams (1772–1832)

Thomas Boylston Adams (September 15, 1772 – March 13, 1832) was the third and youngest son of John and Abigail (Smith) Adams.

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Thomas Crane Public Library

The Thomas Crane Public Library (TCPL) is a city library in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Thomas Morton (colonist)

Thomas Morton (1579–1647) was an early American colonist from Devon, England, a lawyer, writer and social reformer.

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Thomas P. Koch

Thomas P. Koch (born January 22, 1963), is the thirty third and current mayor of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Thomas W. Lawson (ship)

The Thomas W. Lawson was a seven-masted, steel-hulled schooner built for the Pacific trade, but used primarily to haul coal and oil along the East Coast of the United States.

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Tower block

A tower block, high-rise, apartment tower, residential tower, apartment block, block of flats, or office tower is a tall building or structure used as a residential and/or office building.

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U.S. Route 1 in Massachusetts

In the U.S. state of Massachusetts, U.S. Route 1 is a major north–south highway through Boston.

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U.S. state

A state of the United States of America is one of the 50 constituent political entities that shares its sovereignty with the United States federal government.

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United First Parish Church

United First Parish Church is a Unitarian Universalist congregation in Quincy, Massachusetts, established as the parish church of Quincy in 1639.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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United States Air Force

The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aerial warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven American uniformed services.

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United States Census Bureau

The United States Census Bureau (USCB; officially the Bureau of the Census, as defined in Title) is a principal agency of the U.S. Federal Statistical System responsible for producing data about the American people and economy.

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United States Declaration of Independence

The Declaration of Independence is the statement adopted by the Continental Congress meeting at Philadelphia, Pennsylvania on July 4, 1776, which announced that the thirteen American colonies, then at war with Great Britain, regarded themselves as thirteen newly independent sovereign states, and no longer a part of the British Empire.

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United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum

The United States Naval Shipbuilding Museum is a private non-profit museum in Quincy, Massachusetts featuring USS ''Salem'' (CA-139), a heavy cruiser docked at the former Fore River Shipyard where she was laid down in 1945.

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United States Navy

The United States Navy (USN) is the naval warfare service branch of the United States Armed Forces and one of the seven uniformed services of the United States.

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United States Secretary of the Navy

The Secretary of the Navy (or SECNAV) is a statutory office and the head (chief executive officer) of the Department of the Navy, a military department (component organization) within the Department of Defense of the United States of America.

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University-preparatory school

A university-preparatory school or college-preparatory school (also known as tertiary preparation and usually abbreviated to preparatory school, college prep school, tertiary prep, or prep school) is a secondary school, either public or private, designed to prepare students for a college or university education.

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Vietnamese American

Vietnamese Americans (Người Mỹ gốc Việt) are Americans of Vietnamese descent.

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Washington Redskins

The Washington Redskins are a professional American football team located in the Washington, D.C. metropolitan area.

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Weld quality assurance

Weld quality assurance is the use of technological methods and actions to test or assure the quality of welds, and secondarily to confirm the presence, location and coverage of welds.

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West Quincy (Quincy, Massachusetts)

West Quincy is a neighborhood of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Weymouth, Massachusetts

Weymouth is a city in metropolitan Greater Boston.

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Wilbert Robinson

Wilbert Robinson (June 29, 1863 – August 8, 1934), nicknamed "Uncle Robbie", was an American catcher, coach and manager in Major League Baseball.

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Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania

Wilkes-Barre is a city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Luzerne County.

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William B. Rice

William Ball Rice (1840–1909) was an American industrialist who co-founded Rice & Hutchins, a shoe manufacturing company with main offices in Boston, Massachusetts.

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William R. Caddy

Private First Class William Robert Caddy, (August 8, 1925 – March 3, 1945) was a United States Marine who sacrificed his life to save the lives of his platoon leader and platoon sergeant during the Battle of Iwo Jima.

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Wollaston (MBTA station)

Wollaston is a rapid transit station on the MBTA Red Line, located at the intersection of Beale Street and Newport Avenue in Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Wollaston (Quincy, Massachusetts)

Wollaston, Massachusetts, is a neighborhood in the city of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Wollaston Beach

Wollaston Beach is a public beach located along Quincy Shore Drive in the Wollaston section of Quincy, Massachusetts.

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Woodward School for Girls

The Woodward School is a historical, private, secular day school for girls in grades six through twelve.

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2000 United States Census

The Twenty-second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13.2% over the 248,709,873 persons enumerated during the 1990 Census.

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2010 United States Census

The 2010 United States Census, known as "Census 2010", is the twenty-third and most recent United States national census.

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References

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