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Boston Massacre

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ISBN-10: 1933212101

ISBN-13: 9781933212104

Edition: 2006

Authors: Robert Allison

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Once two regiments of British troops were posted to Boston in October 1768, the colonies approached a slippery slope toward revolution. The troops' mission was to ensure collection of taxes due the British crown, but the taxes were deemed unfair by colonials and the troops were unwelcome, taunted, reviled. Tensions built over the next year and a half, and on March 5, 1770, a mob spoiling for a fight met a line of redcoated regulars armed with muskets. Taunts came to a crescendo, ice balls and rocks flew, and within a short, chaotic span, five colonists were dead. In the days following, the official British report referred only to an "unhappy disturbance," but colonial leaders expressed…    
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Book details

List price: $12.95
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Applewood Books
Publication date: 8/11/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 86
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.286
Language: English