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

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I think that the Boston Massacre can represent the power of image and how events can be manipulated to form public opinion.  At a time when there was significant discussion as to whether or not the Colonists should adopt a position of loyalism towards England or advocate the separation from the parent nation, patriots were actively involved in using the Boston Massacre as a way to galvanize public opinion...

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