Samuel Adams And Paul Revre: The Boston Massacre

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The Boston Massacre was never a massacre, just the propaganda of many colonists inflated the story into a full blown bloodbath, when really it was an act of defense on the British part. Only five colonists died that day, and the “victims” weren’t even unarmed, they had sticks, rocks, ice, snowballs, and they cornered nine British soldiers, and the soldiers only acted in self-defense. Well, a good colonial propagandist never loses a chance to make the British look like bad guys, and a good job they did to make the soldiers the villains. After the incident, Paul Revere created the print “The Bloody Massacre perpetrated in King Street”, and Samuel Adams and other protesters spread an one-sided account of the shooting . Two lawyers Josiah Quincy

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