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In the Beginning Taxation caused tension between the British and the colonists. The colonists harassed the soldiers verbally and physically.
While the townspeople were insulting the soldiers, someone yelled ‘Fire’ and the soldiers started shooting.
The Facts The Boston Massacre happened on March 5, 1770. Five were killed and eleven were injured. The first to die was an African-American Chrispus Attucks.
Defending the Enemy John Adams defended the British soldiers. Later he became the vice president and president of the United States.
Conclusion The Boston Massacre was an incident that sparked a rebellion by the colonists against the British. A heavy tax initiated the tension between the British and the colonist.
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16. Describe the feelings of Boston beginning in the fall of 1768:
The Boston Massacre March 5, Increase in number of troops sent to colonies because of Townshend Act Increase in anger/frustration from colonists.
THE BOSTON MASSACRE. Trouble in Boston 1.In 1768, British soldiers were sent to Boston to keep order. 2.On March 5, 1770, the soldiers fired on an angry.
An Incident in Boston on March 5, 1770 The Facts about what happened. Before the incident 600 British soldiers had occupied Boston as a police force for.
The Boston Massacre March 5, TII In the early spring of Late in the afternoon, on March 5, a crowd of jeering Bostonians slinging snowballs.
Chapter 6 Section 2 Colonial Resistance Grows
The Boston Massacre (it really wasn’t a massacre).
Boston Massacre - Mr. Lundberg Group Members 1.. ____________________________ 2.. ____________________________ 3.. ____________________________ 4.. ____________________________.
Boston Massacre. What is it? The Boston Massacre happened on March 5, It was the killing of five colonists by British militia.The Massacre was the.
The Boston Massacre Colonial Propaganda What Led up to the Boston Massacre? Townshend Acts (1767) Writs of Assistance Quartering Act Mass. Legislator.
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Stamp Act -Parliament passes Stamp Act -placed a direct tax on the colonists -required stamp on all legal documents, newspapers, license, and cards -affected.
The Boston Massacre. Background on the Boston Massacre On October 1, 1768 British soldiers arrived in Boston, MA to maintain order and enforce the taxes.
Essential Information US History The Road to Revolution.
Welcome to the Museum of The Boston Massacre.. Before we enter the gallery, get out your ticket. This ticket is your ticket in and OUT! Fill out the know.
Unit 4 lesson 2.
Chapter Four Pages “No Taxation Without Representation” Most of the money collected went back to England. Most of the money collected went back.
#3 - What was the Boston Massacre?. Because of the Townshend Acts Tension increases: Tension increases: –England places 4,000 British soldiers in Boston.
Building Colonial Unity Boston Center of shipping and protests.
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Who.? British Soldiers and Colonists What Happened.? British Soldiers were stationed in Boston. Many Bostonian s did not like the redcoats which caused.
Colonial Resistance Grows. Townshend Acts New taxes to raise money in the colonies Taxed various goods brought into the colonies (glass, paper, paint,
Section 5.2: The Townshend Acts. Charles Townshend was appointed minister of finance for Great Britain Townshend was responsible for a new set of tax.
The Road to Revolution. The Price of Taxation The French and Indian War cost a lot of money. Britain was £140 million in debt. Parliament (the British.
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This sucks! I wonder what will happen if I don’t pay? Yah…taxes are for dummies!
Write three lines describing a time when there was a rule you didn’t agree with. What was the rule? What did you do about it? What happened next? Share.
Unit 1 Day 5 British Taxes Quote: “Taxation without representation is tyranny.” - James Otis (?) Focus Question(s): How did the relationship between colonists.
Boston Tea Party By: Justin Kuethe Government 3 rd hour.
The Revolution Begins. Paul Revere’s Ride On April 18, 1775, 700 British soldiers began marching from Boston to Concord, MA. They are coming to destroy.
The Colonies Take Action. Townshend Tea Tax Charley Townshend- Member of the British Parliament 1767 Townshend Acts: Tax on the importation of glass,
Important People during the American Revolution. Patrick Henry Patriot Believed Britain was using it’s power unfairly Wrote a speech supporting war against.
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Essential Question What was the series of events that led to the Boston Massacre?
Imagine that you are running errands and stop to buy a newspaper. When you buy the newspaper you have to pay extra money for it. The extra money is going.
To withdraw or cancel. Repeal. Patriot and president of the Continental Congress from John Hancock.
CAUSES OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION: PART 2. INTRODUCTION With the passing of the Sugar, Stamp and Townshend Acts, tensions are at an all time high between.
Building Colonial Unity Chapter 5, Sections 2 and 3.
The Boston Massacre 1770 What was the Boston Massacre? How did the Sons of Liberty react to the Boston Massacre? SS4H4 The student will explain the causes,
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* Indians lived west of mountains. * colonists had no protection if they lived there Step 1: Proclamation of 1763 Graphic Here.
UNIT 3, Journal #2 1.How would you define the word “justice”? 2.At what point has justice truly been served in a given case? 3.Is justice ever really served?
Unit 3 Day 11: Stirrings of Rebellion. Questions of the Day 1. Analyze the documents and people that influenced the colonists’ views on self-government.
Colonial Resistance Grows CHAPTER 6, SECTION 2. Townshend Acts Parliament’s problem… How do we keep colonists happy? How do we raise revenue? Pass the.
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