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Introduction

In March of 1770 tensions were high between the American colonist and the British soldiers stationed in Boston Massachusetts. On the evening of March 5 that tension would reach a bloody boiling point resulting in what has been dubbed The Boston Massacre (referred to as the Incident on King Street by the British). This incident would turn out to be one of the major events leading to the American Revolution. The information below provides a quick resource for both adults and kids who seek fast facts like how, why and where the Boston Massacre occurred.

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