The Boston Massacre: A Massacre
Any loss of life is terrible but the definition of a massacre is a large loss of life. Five people died and those people were some of the first to attack the redcoats. There was a lot of confusion in the skirmish and a lot of mistruth but almost every paper stated that 5 colonists died, not a large number.
The Boston Massacre was not a massacre. There was a low loss of life and the colonist attacked first with clubs. The name the Boston Massacre was a news headline to get more viewers and create anger angst Britain. The Boston Massacre was one of the first times Britain fired on unarmed colones in colonest eyes and it was one of the main events that sparked the american