Key words include:
- Committee of Correspondence
- Boston Massacre
- Crispus Attucks
- John Adams
- Paul Revere
- Custom House
- Lobster Backs
This PowerPoint presentation examines:
- The events that led to the British soldiers firing their weapons.
- The aftermath: arrests, wounded, and casualties.
- The significance of the patriot, John Adams, defending the accused soldiers.
- Samuel Adams and the Committee of Correspondence.
- Paul Revere’s engraving of the Boston Massacre and how the image differs from the facts.
- The economics of the Nonimportation Agreements.
- The repeal of the Townshend Acts.
Overarching Question (Thinking Focus Question):
- What was the Boston Massacre?
**CAN BE ALTERED!** This is lesson 8 of Road to Revolution Unit. It comes with an engaging and visually appealing 30-slide PowerPoint presentation with easy to understand content illustrated with charts and pictures. This PowerPoint lesson is accompanied by a three-page graphic organizer - answer key included!
Here are other lessons in this unit you may be interested in:
Lesson 1: Conflict in the Ohio River Valley
Lesson 2: Fort Necessity
Lesson 3: Albany Plan of Union (Congress)
Lesson 4: French and Indian War
Lesson 5: Proclamation Act of 1763
Lesson 6: Sugar Act and Stamp Act
Lesson 7: Townshend Act and Quartering Act
Lesson 8: The Boston Massacre
Lesson 9: The Boston Tea Party
Lesson 10: Intolerable Acts (Coercive Acts)
Lesson 11: Lexington and Concord
UNIT: Road to Revolution
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