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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 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 [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 ...

What was the Boston Massacre? | John Adams Historical Society

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Bostonians called this bloodshed the Boston Massacre. Even though the event happened more than two centuries ago, people still debate whether the ...

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 ...

The Boston Massacre 1770, The British Perspective

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A British eyewitness account of the Boston Massacre.

Boston Massacre Facts *** - Colonial America

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The Boston Massacre was a famous pre-revolutionary incident that occurred on March 5, 1770. British troops (Redcoats), who were quartered in the city, fired ...

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 Trial of 1770

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A collection of primary documents, essays, statistics, images and other materials relating to the Boston Massacre Trial of 1770.

Key Figures in the Boston Massacre Trial

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This has been a cause for confusion: in one account of the Boston Massacre, Harry Hansen's The Boston Massacre: An Episode of Dissent and Violence, the ...

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

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 - 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 ...