Boston Is The Massachusetts, Capital, And The Largest City Essay

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Boston Demographics Boston is the Massachusetts’ capital, and the largest city founded in 1630, one of the oldest city in the United States. The city of Boston now has approximately 667, 137 people and is considered to be center for higher learning and international medicine (Boston Redevelopment Authority, 2014). Boston is made-up of the following group of people: “White: 53.9% (non-Hispanic: 47%), Black or African American: 24.4%, Native American: 0.4%, Asian: 8.9%, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander: 0.0%, Two or more: 3.9% and Hispanic or Latino of any race: 17.5%” (United States Census Bureau, 2015, p. 1). Among the twenty-three U.S cities, Boston has the fifth highest percentage of the immigrant residents. According to the New Bostonians 2013-2014 report, the number of foreign-born living in Boston was 27.1 percent of the Boston population, which is an increase of 9 percent from year 2000 (Boston Redevelopment Authority, 2014). Brief Summary of Previous Terrorist Attacks in Boston April 15, 2013; two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. The bombs detonated within seconds apart; the detonation killed three and injured over two hundred people. The law enforcement officials identified the two brothers named Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev as the main suspects in the bombings. After an extensive search for the unidentified suspects, law enforcement officials encountered Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Watertown, Massachusetts. Tamerlan
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