The Boston Massacre: The Most Important Events That Led To The Revolutionary War
The Boston Massacre is considered one of the most important events that turned the colonial settlements against the British Parliamentary Rule16. John Adams wrote that the, “foundation of American Independence was laid” on the day of the Boston Massacre17.
. The ultimate victory of the Boston Massacre was the eventual removal of the British soldiers from the area, and the escalation of protests and resistance by the colonists towards British rule, such as the 1773 Boston Tea Party18. The Boston Massacre was the significant event that led to the rebellion that followed, the Revolutionary …show more content…
Overall name of website: Boston Massacre Historical Society
Copyright: © 2008 Boston Massacre Historical Society
1. Zinn, Howard. A People’s History of the United States. New York: HarperCollins, 1999.
2. Zobel, Hiller B. The Boston Massacre. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1970.
3. Allison, Robert. The Boston Massacre. Beverly, MA: Applewood Books, 2006.
“The Boston Massacre Trials: An Account.” Accessed 05, 2001. http://law2.umkc.edu/faculty/projects/ftrials/bostonmassacre/bostonmassacre.html. 4. Hansen, Harry. The Boston Massacre: An Episode of Dissent and Violence. Hastings House, 1970.
5. Kidder, Frederic. History of the Boston Massacre. Munsell,