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16. Describe the feelings of Boston beginning in the fall of 1768:
Boston was full of tensionThe colonists did not like the British soldiers in their city
17. Who was a “lobster”?
The colonist made fun of the British soldiers by calling them “lobster backs” because of red uniforms
18. What did the term “Yankee” mean?
“Yankee” was a rude name the British called the colonists
19. What event happens on March 5, 1770?
Boston Massacre occurred on March 5, 1770
Some soldiers guarding the British Customs House were taunted by a crowd of citizensA fight broke out and the British soldiers fired
A total of 5 citizens were killed and 6 were woundedNo British soldiers were hurt in the outbreak
SITE OF THE BOSTON MASSACRE
21. How does the term “massacre” show an anti-British bias?
The Sons of Liberty name it a “massacre” to make the citizens of Boston and the colonies very upset with the British
22. Who is CRISPUS ATTUCKS?
CRISPUS ATTUCKS was an African America who was the first killed at the Boston Massacre
MASS GRAVE OF THE FIVE KILLED
The term “massacre” usually means many people killedIn this case it was 5 but made to look much worse to create bad feelings toward the British
23. How did the people of Boston feel about the event?
24. Which lawyer decides to defend the British soldiers in the trial?
John Adams becomes the lawyer for the British soldiers on trial
25. What was the outcome of the trial?
The jury finds the soldiers innocentThey fired in self-defense the jury concluded
26. Why was it so important that the British soldiers get a fair trial in the colonies?
Adams wanted to prove that everyone could get a fair trial in the colonies – even British soldiers
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 (it really wasn’t a massacre).
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