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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.

Boston Massacre - Wikipedia

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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 shot and killed ...

Boston Massacre Historical Society

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

Boston Massacre - American Revolution - HISTORY.com

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Find out more about the history of Boston Massacre, including videos, interesting articles, pictures, historical features and more. Get all the facts on ...

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 ...

Boston Massacre - USHistory.org

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The Boston Massacre was a street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, ... The presence of British troops in the city of Boston was increasingly unwelcome.

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 ...

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 ...

Boston Massacre of 1770 *** - Colonial America

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Check out this site for facts about the Boston Massacre of 1770. History of the Boston Massacre for kids. Information and facts about the Boston Massacre of ...

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.