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									The Boston Massacre

  Colonial Propaganda
    What Led up to the Boston
           Massacre?

 Townshend Acts (1767)
 Writs of Assistance
 Quartering Act
 Mass. Legislator attacks “taxation without
  representation”
 Mass. assembly dissolved
 Protests
                   March 5, 1770

 Angry Crowd gathers
  outside customs house
 50-60 colonists yell
  insults and throw
  snowballs
 Soldier slips--gun
  discharges
 Five Colonists dead
             After Effects

 Right to a fair trial?
 John Adams and Josiah Quincy defend the
  soldiers
 Two soldiers convicted of lesser charge
 Branded on their thumbs and released
                 Propaganda

 How is it a piece of    Other pieces of
  propaganda?              Propaganda—
                          World War I and II
                           posters
                          Military recruitment
                           posters

								
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