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    Post Occupation Boston

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    Post-occupation Boston was different to today’s cities in a multitude of ways. Many differences were due to the time period but some were specific to Boston’s political and geographic landscapes. Like other recovering cities between 1775 and 1880 Boston had to deal with issues regarding; sanitation, congestion, and regulation. Over time many of these issues have been fixed as local and central government became more established. Established in 1630, Boston was one of the earlier settlements in

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    The Boston Massacre was an accident in the beginning, but it continued to go on until it reached an extent where it could be an accident no longer. The real question is when did this accident start, and when did it get too far? Some say it should have never happened. others say it was the start of the revolution. Captain Thomas Preston was a British officer stationed in Massachusetts staying in a home with other soldiers under the Quartering Act. They were banging on things with clubs yelling

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    Boston Marathon Bombing

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    The Boston Marathon Bombings, prompted various actions and responses by people and groups in Boston and the USA, as well as around the world. These actions and responses changed over time and went through different phases as the events began to unfold. At first the over-riding reaction and response to the bombings, right through from runners who were participating at the time, spectators, residents of Boston City, through to politicians and world leaders was one of sadness and compassion for those

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    I believe the jury did the right decision in the case of the boston Massacre, I think Captain Preston was innocent and did not order his men to fire, but individuals soldiers may be guilty of murder. The Boston Massacre started in March 5th 1770 in boston and 5 men and boys died. It started in front of a Government office with a crowd of american colonists who were propagandising the british soldiers they were in a riot fighting against the soldiers who were acting in malice. The incident started

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    congress while there they voted for independence from england in said meetings.Samuel Adams before going to these meeting Sam organised the boston tea party.He was also in Lexington when the first battle of the war took place. B Boston tea party B is for The Boston Tea Party.The Boston tea party is where men dressed as indians dumped about 340 chests of tea.The Boston tea party contrary to popular belief took place in Griffin’s Wharf which is currently a city landfill. The 340 tea chests that they dumped

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    The Boston Massacre, known today by many people. Some even say it was the start of the Revolutionary War. Colonists were protesting to the British when shots were fired. Five young men were killed. It was another spark for rebellion. But there has been question going around for a while. Was the Boston Massacre an accident? Many people wonder, was the Boston Massacre an accident? The Boston Massacre could have been an accident. There were many possibilities that it was an accident. One way it was

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    I think that the British soldiers acted in self defense during the Boston Massacre. The colonists were threatening and provoking the soldiers by shouting vulgarly, beating people with clubs, and throwing rocks covered in snow, so I believe that the soldiers had a right to fight for their lives. Just take a moment to imagine the Boston massacre, it’s late at night and people are tired and confused. The colonists are shouting “Fire and be damned, who cares! Damn you, you dare not fire,” (Exhibit B)

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    Rahman reporting live from the scene. This British have just send in troops to retain order in Boston. Sources say that someone from the colonist crowd taunted a British official. The British troop would then fire into the crowd. These fire shoots would then lead to 5 colonist dying, and leaving 6 more wounded. This eventually would lead into the Crispus Attack. Many are starting to call this tragedy the Boston Massacre. In the previous events the British was taxing the mess out of the colonist. Everything

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    the sentry. Efforts to calm the crowd failed and when the crowd surrounded the crew retreat was impossible. One of the crew fired and the rest followed on what seemed to be a direct order from Preston leaving five dead and six injured. The town of Boston had been uneasy even before the “Massacre”. Tension had been building up since the early 1760s because the town was affected by the forces of migration and change. With the new slate of taxes known as the Townshend Duties, people like Samuel Adams

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    From Boston to Devastation “We are Boston Strong”(Buzzfeed). On April 15, 2013, two terrorist created bombs to go off at the Boston Marathon finish line to injure and kill people. To add on, the two bombers names are identified as Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. They were born in Tokmok, Kyrgyzstan, but later became a U.S Citizen in 2012. The Boston Marathon Bombing occurred causing tragedy, and to break this tragedy down further is through the plot, the attack, the manhunt, and the

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    Boston Protest Technique

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    This is Pablo Berrios - Cruz reporting live from Boston. I am standing behind the red coat line right now as we speak. As you know tension's have been rising between us colonist and the British due to heavy taxation and the horrible treatment of us colonist by the British troops. Thanks to that the people of Boston are peacefully protesting today against the treatment of the people. The caption in charge of the British troops in front of the protesters is proud to tell me today's protest will go

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    turned the sun-filled afternoon into a gruesome scene of destruction and chaos” (“Boston Marathon Bombings”). Soon after the attack a manhunt set out in search for the two suspects. Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev were the Boston Marathon Bombers who caused an unexpected event that led to the manhunt. The bombings, along with the manhunt caused much chaos and destruction to the city as well as to the

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    against the taxes creating tension between the two sides. Since this happened, the British soldiers are the ones to blame for the Boston Massacre. The British Soldiers are responsible for the Boston Massacre According to the Committee of Boston, (Sam Adams, John Hancock and more…)“ This is without warning of their intention and killed 3 on the spot.” Also. According to the Boston Gazette, “ The soldiers continued firing continuously till seven or eight or, as some say 11 guns were discharged.” The British

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    The Boston Massacre This is Tyair Sallam, reporting live from Boston, in position to inform news upon the Boston "Bloody" Massacre across the colonies. The British had repealed almost all of the Townshend Acts! The repeal of the Townshend Acts brought peace and stability to the colonies, but only temporarily. Colonist newspapers portrays the British as tyrants, "lobster backs", who are willing to kill people who stood up for their rights. Bostonians referred to the British troops stationed there

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    The Boston Massacre is an event that will continue to live in infamy for many years to come. The events surrounding the shot heard ‘round the world will forever be clouded in mystery, however; the examination of these events is critical to a larger understanding of the British and Colonial relationship. Unfortunately, like many historical events, there is no unified story on which historians agree. The documents integrated into this essay are a brief snapshot in time that can never represent a perfect

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    There were many key events and people that led up to the American Revolution. Two of them being the The Boston Tea Party and the Boston Massacre. These events are very important to history because these were the first of many events that helped with the establishment of independence from Britain. The colonist left their country and sailed across the oceans in hopes of starting a new life in a new world. However, the British government didn't give them that opportunity by controlling them. A turning

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    live from Boston ,Massachusetts on March 5,1770 ! Leading up to this ground breaking event, was the cruel treatment to the Colonials. After the French and Indian War the British was in deep debt. So the British put a bunch of Acts and agreement on the Colonials to get back money. The Townshend Act was the biggest act to get Colonists to cover debt. This Act made colonies very angry. They react with a boycott. Now watching live from just block away of the ground breaking event The Boston Massacre

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    Boston Effigy Dbq

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    On the morning of March 14, 1765, the first blow towards the British Government was thrown. In detail, according to a letter by Governor Bernard, in a central park of Boston an effigy, doll representation, of the stamp distributor, Mr. Oliver, was found hung from a tree. This initial blow to the law keepers of Boston came as a surprise, as they did not know how to react to the situation. The governor goes on to state that even within his council this initial blow was received with mixed emotions

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    New Boston Fair

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    The 33rd annual Fair at New Boston was an outdoor, living history event held on Labor Day weekend at George Rogers Clark Park in Springfield, Ohio. The two day only event was open to the public for a reasonable admission fee, and was sponsored by a diverse group of prominent companies and local businesses, which included Red Lobster, Hampton by Hilton, Young’s Jersey Dairy, Indian Creek Distillery, and Champion City Cross Fit. Moreover, the Fair at New Boston’s extensive roster included battle reenactments

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    fired into a crowd on King’s Street in Boston. Five people died and the soldiers were charged with murder. The events of the Boston Massacre made the colonies hunger for independence even stronger, however I believe that the soldiers are not guilty of committing murder. I will prove through historical accounts and eyewitness testimony that the British Soldiers are indeed not guilty of murder, but were acting purely out of self-defense. William Sawyer, a Boston citizen, gave this account of the incident

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