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Boston Massacre

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The Boston Massacre, known as the Incident on King Street by the British, was an incident on March 5, 1770, in which British Army soldiers killed five male ...

Boston Massacre Historical Society

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Your complete resource on the event. Pictures, documents, location, trial, participants, timeline and much more.

The Boston Massacre - Mar 05, 1770 - HISTORY.com

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The Sons of Liberty, a Patriot group formed in 1765 to oppose the Stamp Act, advertised the “Boston Massacre” as a battle for American liberty and just cause for ...

Coming of the American Revolution: Boston Massacre

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In February 1768, the customs commissioners asked Parliament to guarantee their safety as they carried out their duties in Boston. Troops began arriving in ...

American Revolution for Kids: Boston Massacre - Ducksters

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Kids learn about the Boston Massacre where five colonies were killed by the British. Major event in the American Revolutionary War.

The Boston Massacre 1770, The British Perspective

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A British eyewitness account of the Boston Massacre.

Boston Massacre - Archiving Early America

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Precipitating the event known as the Boston Massacre was a mob of men and boys taunting a sentry standing guard at the city's customs house.

Boston Massacre - Freedom Trail

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The Boston Massacre was a catalyst for Revolutionary sentiments. Learn about the Boston Massacre on the Freedom Trail or by watching a fascinating Boston ...

Captain Preston's account of the Boston Massacre March 5 1770 ...

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There also is an anonymous account of the Boston Massacre, which takes a rather ... of his Majesty's troops in Boston was extremely obnoxious to its inhabitants.

Anonymous account of the Boston Massacre March 5 1770 < 1751 ...

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Account of events which transpired on March 5, 1770. From the Groningen University's Department of Humanities Computing in the Netherlands.

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The Boston Massacre, also known as the Boston riot, was an incident that led to the deaths of five civilians at the hands of British redcoats on March 5, 1770.
A heavy British military presence in Boston led to a tense situation that boiled over into incitement of brawls between soldiers and civilians and eventually led to troops discharging their muskets after being threatened by a rioting crowd.
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Boston Massacre - American Revolution - HISTORY.com

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The Boston Massacre occurred on March 5, 1770. A squad of British soldiers, come to support a sentry who was being pressed by a heckling, snowballing crowd ...

Boston Massacre - America's Story from America's Library

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Boston Massacre March 5, 1770. Tensions between the American colonists and the British were already running high in the early spring of 1770. Late in the ...

The Boston Massacre [ushistory.org]

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American blood was shed on American soil. The showdown between the British and the Americans was not simply a war of words. Blood was shed over this ...