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  2. Feb 9, 2024 · The Boston Massacre happened when five civilians (people who were not in the military) were shot and killed by British troops on March 5, 1770. The event happened in Boston, Massachusetts, which was a British colony at the time. It took place at night when a large mob got together outside of the Custom House.

  3. The Boston Massacre was a clash between American colonists and British soldiers. It took place in Boston, Massachusetts, in 1770. The colonists wanted to end the British Parliaments control over their taxes. The soldiers were there to enforce those taxes and other laws in the town.

  4. History >> American Revolution. The Boston Massacre occurred on March 5, 1770 when British soldiers in Boston opened fire on a group of American colonists killing five men. The Boston Massacre by Unknown. Townshend Acts.

  5. Feb 26, 2022 · The Boston Massacre facts & worksheets. Includes lesson plans & study material. Available in PDF & Google Slides format. Great for school & home use.

  6. Apr 19, 2024 · Learn More. Boston Massacre, the famous skirmish between British troops and a crowd in Boston, Massachusetts, on March 5, 1770. Widely publicized, the violent event contributed to the unpopularity of the British regime in much of colonial North America in the years before the outbreak of the American Revolution.

  7. Apr 25, 2024 · Boston Massacre Facts. The “Boston Massacre” was an event that took place on March 5, 1770, when British troops fired into a mob in Boston, Massachusetts, killing several colonists, including Crispus Attucks. The incident started when a teenage boy named Edward Garrick insulted Captain John Goldfinch. Then Garrick had words with Private ...

  8. Nov 13, 2023 · The Boston Massacre was a confrontation between nine British soldiers and a crowd of American colonists that occurred in Boston, Massachusetts on 5 March 1770. After being harassed by the crowd and pelted with ice, the soldiers opened fire, killing five colonists and wounding another six.

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