What impact did the Boston Massacre have?
On the night of March 5, 1770, an event occurred in Boston that was known as the Boston Massacre. The colonists had gathered outside of the Custom house in Boston to protest British policies. As the colonists pressed closer to the soldiers guarding the Custom house, the soldiers became nervous. The colonists were throwing snowballs at the soldiers and were yelling insults at them. Suddenly, shots were fired, and five...
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