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1 Boston Massacre By Samantha Ramsey and Nate Hider

2 Time and Location March 5, 1770 The Customs House on King Street

3 What is it? A riot between the American colonists and the British soldiers over taxes Colonist were angry at the British for invading British shot 5 colonists and wounded 3

4 Why did this happen? British came to America to enforce the Townshend Act Colonist created a mob in front of Customs House (where the British soldiers were guarding)

5 American Colonist’s Side Did not want to pay taxes Didn’t want the British to control their homes

6 Britain’s Side Had to collect taxes from colonist

7 Impact The Colonies turned against… King George lll British acts and taxes

8 The End

9 Sources bin/page.cgi/jb/revolut/boston_1 by The Library of Congresshttp://www.americaslibrary.gov/cgi- bin/page.cgi/jb/revolut/boston_1 The Americans A History book by McDougal Littell/Houghton onmassacre/bostonmassacre.html by Douglas Linderhttp://www.law.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/FTRIALS/bost onmassacre/bostonmassacre.html n+a+cold+winter's+night+in+1770,+a+regiment+of+...- a by Farlex. Inc.http://www.thefreelibrary.com/The+Boston+massacre:+o n+a+cold+winter's+night+in+1770,+a+regiment+of+...- a


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