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Introduction to the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party

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					     Introduction to
 the Boston Massacre
and the Boston Tea Party
                  Two Specific Events




Boston Massacre             Boston Tea Party
                            POSERS
• People
   – What type of people do you see?
   – What are they doing?
• Objects
   – What objects do you see?
• Setting
   – What is the setting?
• Engagement
   – How are the people engaged? Are they happy, afraid, or angry?
     How are they acting?
• Relationships
   – What relationship do you see between the people?
   – How are the people connected?
• Summary
   – What three things have you discovered?
Boston Massacre Prior Knowledge Review
            March 5, 1770
• British soldiers
  massacred 5
  colonists and
  injured 6 others
• Crispus Attucks is
  the first to die
Boston Massacre – 1770 drawing
Boston Massacre – 1869 drawing
What are Six Major differences?
How did TIME change peoples view of the Boston Massacre?
Boston Tea Party Prior Knowledge Review
          December 16, 1773
• A protest against
  the Tea Act of 1773.
• Sons of Liberty, led
  by Samuel Adams,
  dressed as Indians
  and dumped 90,000
  lbs of British tea
  into Boston harbor
Boston Tea Party – 1770 drawing
Boston Tea Party – 1890 drawing
What are Six Major differences?
How did TIME change peoples view of the Boston Tea Party?

				
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