Boston Massacre

Write  at least 10 sentences telling me about the Boston Massacre

Tell me When It happened, Where it happened.

and what happened?

Tell whether you think it was murder or self-defense.

Talk about Paul Revere’s sketch of the massacre and any floors in it.

How did the Boston Massacre help start the American Revoluition?

Some Words you may need

Date: March 5 1770

Old Customs House on King street

Time eveninng around 8 pm

Colonists, soldiers, Brittish,  Captain of the guard, Fire bell, fight, rocks, snow ice  club, mob, musket, Crispus Attucks.

12 responses

  1. robert

    I think it was self defense becase if they was going to kill people they would have more people not

    May 20, 2010 at 9:49 am

  2. Tyler

    This blog carry from a fight between the Colonists got in to a fight with soldiers in march 5th 1778 . After that fight the Colonists and the soldiers still had a grudge aganst each other. The reason because of this fight is because is that King Goerge send his soldiers to collect taxt from the colonists when they had no say in this. That made the king very prejudise. One monday at 8:00 pm there was a soldier garding the Customs until a drunk colonist started to thearting the soldier the soldi hit the drunk colonist with back his gun. that draw atenchin to some dumb guy to ring the bell that made colonists come then genaral and 8 more soldiers. the genaral was in front of the 9 soldiers and the 60 colonists .

    May 20, 2010 at 9:50 am

  3. Donnell

    on march 5,1770 at 8:00 there was a event on the boston massacre. there was only 9 soldiers to 50 or 60 colonists there were out numbers. The british soldiers got struck on the head by a colonist. When the soldiers fell he got up then shot his musket . Only 6 of the 9 fired their musket.5 colonists died these were the men that died at march 5 ,1770.

    Samuel Gray, Samuel Maverick, James Caldwell, Crispus Attucks and
    Patrick Carr. Crispus Attucks was a African Amercian.A man named John Adams the patriot that defend the soldiers in court.

    May 20, 2010 at 9:50 am

  4. isaac

    On march ,5 1770. , a brittish solders was gardeing the custem house .ten mintes later a conlest start to talk about a solder in a nasty way. the solder hit the colnest he laft. the conlist came back with some franieds and try to hert the solder coled the capton of the gared came to help the soder. the colenst hit a solder in the haed .the soder came back up and fired his gun. then the 6 of the solder fired.

    May 20, 2010 at 9:50 am

  5. alberto

    I think the Boston Massacre was murder because people were killed and shout from soldier all of the people were mad so over 300 people surround 9 soldier they where surrounded so then a colonist struck a and knocked down a soldier this soldier fired his gun first.Not all the soldiers fired their guns only 6 of the 9 fired their guns.After the

    May 20, 2010 at 9:51 am

  6. abduli

    this event happened on march 51770 at the old customs house on king street . in the night the time was around 8:00 there were 9 soldiers and about 500 two 600 colonists.

    May 20, 2010 at 9:51 am

  7. Raymond Roman

    On march 5 1770 I think this case is self-difference because one of the colonist struck
    a soldier then the soldiers shot and then the captain told the soldiers to hold there fire
    6 colonists died and 11 got injured

    May 20, 2010 at 9:52 am

  8. derek

    On march 5th 1770 There was a fight between the colonists and the soldiers. at first around 8 oclock a a colonist began screaming insults at a single guard who was guarding the customs house .
    Then the soilder struck the colonist with the back of his gun. The colonist went into the bar and came out a large group of angry colonist who was threatning the one soilder. Afterthe colosnist was screaming and everything someone

    May 20, 2010 at 9:53 am

  9. Roberrt

    I think Boston Massacre was self defense bacese if they was going to kill they would have more soilders not nine. and pluse the colonists were drunk then the person who argued with the soilder got some of his friends and somebody rang the fire bell pluse one of the colonist struck the soilder in the head with a clube.

    May 20, 2010 at 11:29 am

  10. abduli

    the colonists were throwing rocks and ice and they had a club. one of the colonists struck the soldier in the head so the soldires reacted to that hit so they

    May 20, 2010 at 11:30 am

  11. Also it was self deffens because the soilder was hit with the club then he shoot.then the six other soilders was not muder just like i said befor if they was going to kill they would have had more peple.

    May 25, 2010 at 1:35 pm

  12. sabdul

    the soldiers were surrounded by the colonist one of the colonist struck the soldier in the head the solders reacted to that hit and shot there musket

    May 25, 2010 at 1:38 pm

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