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Unformatted text preview: Boston Massacre Images Image 1 What do you see in this image? I see people shooting other people seems like their from somewhere different then the people that are shooting. What evidence does it provide about what happened at the Boston Massacre? It seems like what happened in the Boston Massacre is the fight broke out between two different types of group. Image 2 What do you see in this image? I see the same thing in the first image people getting surrounded by troops with weapons,but the people that are getting shot there is someone telling them to stop trying to stand up and help. What evidence does it provide about what happened at the Boston Massacre? Evidence that shows on what happened in Boston Massacre is that how they shoot at people and it’s not all because some people though they heard “fire” How is Image 2 similar to Image 1? It looks like they are in the same location as both images and group of people being surrounded and shot. How is Image 2 different from Image 1? One image is color that shows the blood of the army being shit that they are being killed. The one without color shows a leader trying to tell them to stop shooting. STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu Boston Massacre Document A Sourcing (Answer these questions before reading the document.) 1) Who was Thomas Preston? Thomas Preston was an officer in the British army. 2) When was it written? It was written while he was in jail. 3) Why was it written? A British tax collector came to London and the account re-printed in Boston and after copies of the London newspapers that brought to Boston. 4) What do you predict this document will say? I predict that the doucument will talk about the situation of the tax collector the event. Close Reading 5) According to this document, what happened at the Boston Massacre? They were agreeing attacking the troops to surrounding them and even killing them. And they start firing them and killing some men while others try to ran and they started shooting thinking they heard shoot. 6) According to this document, who was responsible for the Boston Massacre? The responsible of the Boston Massacre is British soldiers. Corroboration 7) How is this account similar or different from the accounts provided by the two images? It is similar showing that they surrounding people and shooting them. Reliability 8) How trustworthy is this account of what happened at the Boston Massacre? Explain your reasoning. He is trustworthy because he’s the captain but also not trustworthy because he is in the side of the people who shot and also can be lying. STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu Document B Sourcing (Answer these questions before reading the document) 1) Who was Samuel Drowne? Samuel Drowne is one of the 96 residents in Boston that sworn testimony to justice of peace. 2) What kind of document is this? This doucument is the colonist appointing a committee to produce on what happens in the event of March 5. 3) When was this document created? 4) What do you predict this document will say? This document was created March 16, 1770. Close Reading 5) According to this document, what happened at the Boston Massacre? Samuel gets testified about what happened in the shooting of the people that they weren’t armed and they were violently assaulted in Boston Massacre. 6) According to this document, who was responsible for the Boston Massacre? According to this document that Preston was responsible on what happened of hi, saying “fire”. Corroboration 5) What details about the Boston Massacre do Documents A and B have in common? The details that they have coomon saying that soldiers surround8mg town people and the soldiers being violent and the other people not have anything and saying that they start firing. 6) What details about the event are different? The details that are different is that Samuel says that he heard Reston say fire while Preston was confused on why firing when they thought they heard him say it. 7) How is this account similar or different from the accounts provided by the two images? They can be similar on how one point of view on what happened in that day and the other point of view in the event of Boston Massacre. Reliability 7) How trustworthy is this account of what happened at the Boston Massacre? Explain your reasoning. It is trustworthy because he was one of the victims seeing the whole thug happening to him and the other residents it should shook him seeing them getting hurt by not being armed and threatening people. STANFORD HISTORY EDUCATION GROUP sheg.stanford.edu ...
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