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Massachusetts is a state of the United States of America, part of the New England region. Massachusetts was one of the thirteen colonies that revolted against British rule in the American Revolution.

The first American killed in the revolution, African-American Crispus Attucks, was killed in Boston March 5, 1770.

Demography All numbers from the 2000 census

Population: 6,349,097
White: 84.5%
Black or African American: 5.4%
Asian: 3.8%
American Indian and Alaska Native: 0.2%
Other Race: 3.8%
Two or more races: 3.7%

Counties (roughly from West to East, North to South)



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