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  1. The Boston Massacre By: Ty Thorpe

  2. Main Menu

  3. WHO Was Involved? • British • Captain Thomas Preston Was in charge of British troops. • British Soldiers were in charge of keeping the Town under British rule. • Colonist • Crispus Attucks was the first man to be killed. • Paul Revere painted a poster to anger the British and arouse the colonies. MAIN MENU

  4. WHERE Did It Happen? • In the middle of a road • In front of the customs house. • On King Street MAIN MENU

  5. WHY Did It Happen? • Shots fired into a crowd • Towns people shouted insults at a British Sentry. • A kid got hit by a British Solider. • The kid brought his friends with him. • The towns people threw sticks, stones, and snowballs. MAIN MENU

  6. WHEN Did It Happen? • Time • March 5, 1770 • At night • Weather • Cold • Snowy MAIN MENU

  7. WHAT Happened? • Towns people • Red coats fired at an ignescent towns people • 400 people got closer and closer to a British Solider • Red Coats • British Soldiers' fired at the Colonist and killed 3 and injured 2. MAIN MENU

  8. OTHER Information • Boston • Boston built a monument in memory of those who died. • A town meeting was called to get rid of the British officer. • Red Coats • 2 Red Coats were branded on the thumb. MAIN MENU

  9. BIBLIOGRAPHY “Boston Massacre.” Kid port reference library: Social Studies. Kid Port, nod. Web. 7 Feb. 2011. <http://www.kidort.com//‌us history/‌American revolution/massacre.htm#title>. Egger-Bovet, Howard, and Marlene Smith-Baranzini. USKIDS History: Book of the American Revolution. Boston: Little,brown and company, 1994. Print. Kirby, Martin James. “Boston Massacre.” World Book. 2011. Print. Rechet - Penner, Lucille. The Liberty Tree. New York: Random House, 1998. Print. MAIN MENU