Boston Mass. - Wednesday February 21st, 2018 *Missed first...

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Wednesday February 21st, 2018***Missed first 7 minutes of class***Tea Tax in place -imposed by G.B on the American ColonistProminent Merchant in Boston – Smuggled Tea – John HancockMore British Troops in BostonBoston Massacre (1770)Snowing with only one G.B guard on dutyoClose by was a tavern = hotel/bar like where you could sleep or just go in for a drinkoNight of Massacre young drunk man came out of tavern and starting chirping at him and moredrunk men joined then started throwing snow balls at G.B GuardsPaul Reverewas a silversmith ex. Goods made from silveroDrew the picture of the scene that circulated the colonies in order to inflame the colonist =revolution propaganda (exaggerated to change people’s minds or make then believe in a certainway)Red Coats did shoot 5 unarmed civilians but didn’t line up and do it, kind of just happened.oJust a crowd of drunks who were throating the G.B soldiersAfterwardsG.B soldier’s kind of left the colonist aloneo
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Term
Spring
Professor
SarahH.Meacham
Tags
History, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea Party, colonist, american colonist

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