The Boston Massacre - Riot or Massacre?



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Description: Several American Colonists were killed and wounded on March 5th, 1770 at the Boston Custom House by British soldiers. Your goal is to find out if the incident was a riot or a massacre? In this WebQuest you and your group will investigate the events leading to the Boston Massacre. Also, your group will reflect on the cause and effect of British rule on the American colonies.
Grade Level: 6-8
Curriculum: Social Studies
Keywords: The keywords are riot, massacre, atrocities, antagonism, and acquitted.
Author(s): Brad Loney

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