What two groups was it between at the Boston massacred?
the two groups were the british soliders underneath captain preston thomas's command and the american citizens of boston
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The Boston Massacre, also known as the Incident on King Street, wasa street fight that occurred on March 5, 1770, between a "patriot"mob, throwing snowballs, stones, and sticks, and a squad of Britishsoldiers. Several colonists were killed and this led to a campaignby speech-writers to rouse the ire… of the citizenry. The presence of British troops in the city of Boston wasincreasingly unwelcome. The riot began when about 50 citizensattacked a British sentinel. A British officer, Captain ThomasPreston, called in additional soldiers, and these too wereattacked, so the soldiers fired into the mob, killing 3 on the spot(a black sailor named Crispus Attucks, ropemaker Samuel Gray, and amariner named James Caldwell), and wounding 8 others, two of whomdied later (Samuel Maverick and Patrick Carr). A town meeting was called demanding the removal of the British andthe trial of Captain Preston and his men for murder. At the trial,John Adams and Josiah Quincy II defended the British, leading totheir acquittal and release. Samuel Quincy and Robert Treat Painewere the attorneys for the prosecution. Later, two of the Britishsoldiers were found guilty of manslaughter. ( Full Answer )
it actually wasent a massecare there was only 5 people killed. some of the colonist got mad with all the taxing so they started to throw snowballs with hard stuff inside. then the british soldirs got mad and shot them only 5 were killed.
The Boston Massacre (called Boston Riot by the British) occurred in Boston. The Boston Massacre occurred on March 5, 1770 resulting in the death of 5 people and 6 others injured.
they had the Boston massacre because the people who live in Boston were bothering them the soldiers so one day the soldiers retaliated and killed people
The Bostonn Massacre was fought between minutemen (citizens of the American colonies who vlouteered to be ready for battle in "minutes") and British soldiers on patrol duty.
Both were Colonial American Acts against the british that lead up to The American Revolution.. The Boston Massacre occured when a group of colonials were taunting and throwing rocks at a group of british soldiers in boston. The colonials present were drunk, and one of them walked up to a soldier an…d hit him with a club. The soldier he hit shot him. After that, the other soldiers started firing. Part of the reson may have been that the colonials were taunting the soldiers to "fire!", and the soldiers may have thought that was a command from their officer.. The Boston Tea Party was another act. The colonials were angry with the new British tax on tea, so they dressed up like Native Americans and went aboard British ships and dumped countless of tea chests into Boston Harbor. There is an estimated amount of 350 tea chests dumped into the harbor. ( Full Answer )
Crispus Attucks, a former slave and leader of the Boston militia, died.. Hanna Rosete . travis,bowie,gockett.
The Boston Massacre was not really a massacre. It was a riot turned out of control. Less than 10 British soldiers who were trying to uphold the law were surrounded by a mob of angry colonists who were taunting them and throwing things at them. They were surrounded and a shot was fired. Who fired the… first shot is unknown. In total five, only five people died. It was called a massacre by anti-British colonists and used as propaganda. John Adams, one of the founding fathers, defended the soldiers in trial and said doing so was, "one of the most gallant, generous, manly, and disinterested actions of my whole life, and one of the best pieces of service I ever rendered my country." Sources: http://www.bostonmassacre.net/alternative.htm http://www.thenagain.info/webchron/usa/BostonMassacre.html http://americanhistory.about.com/od/revolutionarywar/a/boston_massacre.htm http://www.faulkner.edu/academics/artsandsciences/socialandbehavioral/readings/hy/boston.aspx http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/bostonmassacre/keyfigures.html ( Full Answer )
Yes. On March 5, 1770 a Captain Preston led a group of soldiers to the aid of a lone sentry facing a hostile crowd of beligerent colonists outside the Custom House. It is not known exactly what transpired but there was a melee during which shots were fired by the British; leaving several colonists w…ounded and five dead. ( Full Answer )
It took place on King Street (what is now State Street) in front of what was then the Customs House.
The Boston massacre was when the colonist were calling the red coats lobster backs and the Commander there said do not fire their guns but the did not hear it right so there was a killing of 5 people that day. That is why it is called the Boston massacre. Three civilians were shot and killed and a d…ay later two more people were killed by a stabbing not a shooting. ( Full Answer )
It began on State Street (known as King Street back then) in theevening of March 5, 1770 and ended in front of what is now thebalcony at the Old State House, but was then a narrow alley. Thesite is marked by a group of radiating cobblestone circles with acentral star and is a stop on the Freedom Tra…il. ( Full Answer )
It was the first killing between Great Britan and the Colinies and the colonies saw that Britan was not on their side. This was a leading cause to the Revolutionary War.
How did the Boston massacre and the Boston Tea Party affect relations between great Britain and the colonies?
Because innocent colonists died from British soldiers in the Boston Massacre, and the Boston Tea Party made the King furious and take away almost every right Boston had, so it made the colonists angry at Britain.
Paul Revere, a prominent member of the "Sons of Liberty," a group of Patriots who wanted to break free of Britain's rule.. His engraving was considered to be propaganda, as the Boston Massacre was a brawl rather than an organized shooting as the engraving depicted. You can find a copy of the engrav…ing plus more details about it and the Massacre at http://www.boston-discovery-guide.com/boston-massacre.html ( Full Answer )
Because Britain had done so much to them already like the french-indian war and lots of then dies there so that was just even more.
The Boston Massacre is steeped in myth and much of what we think we know is not true. For one thing it wasn't the first violent event and only 5 people died. It was started by a group of drunken colonist roaming the city looking for trouble. About 9 PM they found it and decided to throw rocks and sn…owballs at a small group of British soldiers. Colonial propaganda showed the soldiers shooting at the colonist and today historians have figured out this is not true. ( Full Answer )
The Boston Massacre was when soldiers that were ordered not to fire shot and killed five colonists when one of the soldiers got hit with a snowball by a Bostonian.
The Boston Massacre was when soldiers that were ordered not to fire shot and killed 5 colonists when a soldier was hit with a snowball by a Bostonian.
Answer: Tensions began to mount within the city of Boston in the spring of 1770, for there were rumors that British soldiers were going to take over the town, and govern the city by military rule. On March 5, 1770, some boys began hurling snowballs and stones at a small group of soldiers. Bell…s began ringing and a crowd gathered quickly. Someone gave the order to fire and five citizens of Boston fell to the street, dead or mortally wounded. Among them was Crispus Attucks, a fugitive slave who had actively participated in previous encounters with the soldiers. Attucks was the first victim of the Revolution, and this event will forever be known as the "Boston Massacre." ( Full Answer )
If it's for New Zealand's Treaty of Waitangi it was between the Maori Chiefs and the English.
Well technically it wasnt a massacre, but it was because the British troops fired and killed 5 colonists. If you look at the picture of the Boston Massacre Paul Revere drew it is propaganda, but is what a massacre looks like.
No!!! Only 5 people died. It was the American's fault. We were causing a fight and the British troops thought they heard fire and shot into the crowd. But, it was definitely NOT a massacre.
No. The Boston Massacre occurred on 5 March 1770. The British did not leave Boston until 17 March 1776, following the Battles of Lexington and Concord and the Battle of Bunker Hill, among other actions, and an 11-month siege of the city by the Continental Army and local militias.
it was a massacre and a riot because the boys came and started to make fun of a British red coat and that is a British soldier. the
The Boston Massacre started, because civilian men were shouting and throwing snowballs at the British troops.
John Adams believed that the rule of law should be paramount and that the British soldiers involved in the Boston Massacre deserved a fair trial. Adams successfully defended Captain Preston.
Although only five people were killed in the provoked display ofBritish violence, revolutionary demagogues wished to inflamepatriotic sentiments so they used the term 'massacre'.
the Boston massacurre started when some colonists threw rocks atBritish soldiers in Boston. The massacre was when the soldiersfired into the taunting crowd killing 5 and wounding 6 more.
Eleven people were hit during the Boston Massacre. Ropemaker Samuel Gray, mariner James Caldwell, and a mixed race sailor named Crispus Attucks were killed instantly. Seventeen-year-old Samuel Maverick, died in the early morning of the next day, whilst thirty-year-old Irish immigrant Patrick Carr di…ed two weeks later. ( Full Answer )
More or less. It wasn't a planned event as some parts of the fable tell. The smugglers of Dutch tea decided to dump the tea because the tea tax would LOWER the cost of the British tea.
then we will be iunder control of britain and those 5 people would live longer
The Boston massacre was not a battle or a war. It was a street fight between British troops and future Americans. There are two interpertations of the massacre, one is the British side which said that the future US citizens had attacked, the other is the American side which says that the British tro…ops attacked the people on the street. So there was no general leading the way, this was one of the events that led up to the reveloutnary war. ( Full Answer )
The Boston Massacre was probably called a massacre after the colonies saw the engraving of the Boston massacre drawn by a son of liberty Paul Revere.
The Boston Massacre was remembered as the first shot. a war was about ot start and then a firering shot not from the war but from somewere in Boston had fired and they had thought that was the shot to sttart the war. 5 people layed dead in the british hands all because of the mistaken "first shot"!
An agreement between two groups is when every thing is fair and even this can be called an arrangement.
The Boston massacre was caused by the British when the riot was so loud that the British couldn't hear his allies so when the British fired a shot, the leader yelled "HOLD YOUR FIRE" And when the troops couldn't hear, one of them heard one word only and that was "fire". As he fired the rest of them …did the same causing the Boston massacre. ( Full Answer )
The Boston Massacre involving 6 deaths took place in Boston because the North Eastern part of the United States wrote the text books and was able to dominate the school book publishing market for years. As a result you do not read about the thousands of deaths in Georgia, North Carolina, and Virgini…a. ( Full Answer )
The soldiers were in Boston because of the Quartering Act which states that British soldiers will stay in colonists house. The colonists must give the soldiers food, clothes, materials, a bed, a room, and other things. This enraged the colonists. The soldiers would give in return protection from oth…er countries or the Indians from the French and Indian War. ( Full Answer )
State Street (known in 1770 as King Street), in front of the Old State House.
Both, the Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre wereprotests of the tea tax. . Both were against the British . Both took place in Boston
It was propaganda. Paul Revere engraved the picture with the British soldiers firing on the innocent crowd to revive anti-British feelings. His efforts were not successful. Most Bostonians blamed the incident on the mob that harassed the soldiers, which is why all of the soldiers involved except two… were acquitted by a Boston jury. ( Full Answer )
The Boston Massacre was called the Boston Massacre, to be used as a tool of rhetoric. It was by no means a massacre, seeing as only five people were killed. It was a way for patriots like Paul Revere to uprise the spirits of the people and turn them against the British.
it wasnt really a massacre it was just reffered to one because there were 5 people killed during the shooting
The Boston massacre wasn't a massacre because a massacre is when Innocent people die. But this happened because around 400 people were throwing snowballs and chunks of ice at some soldiers. basically, the soldiers got mad and shot into the mob. It got it's name because people then hated the British …, and wanted even more people to hat them so instead of telling the truth, people said soldiers shot into a crowd of peaceful people, known as the Boston massacre. ( Full Answer )
Paul Revere when he drew a famous peice of propaganda of the event showing the British shooting straight at the "innocent" colonists.
I think it was more a massacre because there was fighting involved, and the British soldiers shooting the colonist.
The Boston Massacre happened in the 1700's, when we were at war with Great Britain. Anyways what happen was a redcoat (British Solder) accidentally shot his gun and everyone thought an American shot his gun and everyone killed everyone, 5 people were killed including 1 black man named Christopher. H…ope my answer was helpful. ( Full Answer )
The Patriots were attempting to demonstrate against British taxation, and the soldiers were there to maintain order.
The Boston Massacre was a street fight between American patriotsand British soldiers. It happened on March 5, 1770.