Boston Massacre Research Paper

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Due to these acts, the American colonist were losing their freedom in the colonies, even though the British would claim that they were equal. King George sent 7000 soldiers, even after the end of the 7 year war, to the colonies in order to enforce the laws, soldiers would stay in the settler’s houses. Additionally, King George wouldn’t allow trade with foreign countries, keeping the colonist to spend only on British products, which would affect the American’s economy. In 1770 British officers that were in Boston open fire during a riot killing 5 civilians, after which it became known as the Boston Massacre. As a result for these restrictions of freedom, American colonist seek for more democratic treatment which lead to the First and Second

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