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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Boston_Massacre

Preston assured him they were, but that they would not fire unless he ordered it, and (according to his own deposition) that he was unlikely to do so, since he was standing in front of them. A thrown object then struck Private Montgomery, knocking him down and causing him to drop his musket. He recovered his weapon, and ...

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Journal_of_Occurrences

Historian Richard Frothingham, Jr. claimed that William Cooper, the town clerk, did most of the writing; Governor Francis Bernard attributed it to Samuel Adams and his associates. Other possible authors include Henry Knox, who was running a bookstore at the time; Benjamin Edes, co-publisher of the Boston Gazette; ...

www.bostonteapartyship.com/boston-non-importation-agreement

The Boston Non-Importation Agreement of August 1, 1768, was a formal collective decision made by Boston based merchants and traders not to import or ... New York merchants first implemented the non-importation agreement to protest the Stamp Act and they were able to persuade the merchants of other cities to do the ...

avalon.law.yale.edu/18th_century/boston_non_importation_1768.asp

Boston Non-Importation Agreement, August 1, 1768. The merchants and traders in the town of Boston, ... That we will not send or import from Great Britain this fall, either on our own account, or on commission, any other goods than what are already ordered for the fall supply. That we will not send for or import any kind of  ...

www.bostonmassacre.net/timeline.htm

October 1, 1768 - British Troops Start Arriving to Boston. On October 1, 1768 a group of British regulars arrived in Boston, MA to maintain order. The civilians ... With all the commotion the soldiers probably did not hear his orders and they opened fire on the crowd killing three men instantly and another two who died later.

www.schillerinstitute.org/educ/hist/eiw_this_week/v3n39_25sep_1768.html

27, 1722, Samuel Adams is associated with another event that occurred this week, on Oct. 1, 1768, when British troops were landed in Boston to counter ... I will stand alone." And he continued writing and organizing the Sons of Liberty until the passage of the new Tea Tax in 1773 reminded the Bostonians that he had been ...

www.ushistory.org/declaration/related/bna.html

August 1, 1768. The merchants and traders in the town of Boston having taken into consideration the deplorable situation of the trade, and the many difficulties it at ... Secondly, That we will not send for or import any kind of goods or merchandize from Great Britain, either on our own account, or on commissions, or any ...

www.c-span.org/video/?308041-1/1768-british-occupation-colonial-boston

Nov 24, 2012 ... THEY DON'T KNOW WHAT THEY'RE GOING TO DO NEXT. SO THAT'S ONE REASON THE PEOPLE IN BOS TONL ARE... Show Full Text Show Less Text. 00: 16:30, Unidentified Speaker. ANGRY. BOSTON ALREADY HAD A GOOD IDEA OF WHAT TO EXPECT ONCE THESE REGIMENS ARRIVED IN ...

www.sparknotes.com/history/american/prerevolution/timeline.html

October 1, 1768: Troops Begin to Land in Boston In response to growing political unrest in Massachusetts, Britain sent troops to occupy the city in the final months of 1768. Tensions mounted between the troops and the civilians. March 4, 1770: The Boston Massacre Troops in Boston squared off with a crowd of sailors led by  ...