What does the Boston Massacre demonstrate about the perception and bias concerning an historical event?

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When I hear the word "massacre," I think of many people being killed in an incident that is unprovoked and unjustifiable.  This is not the way it was at the Boston Massacre, yet we use that name for it.  This is an example of perception and bias with regard to a historical event.

The massacre was not unprovoked.  There was a...

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