Students will analyze several primary sources (6 included) about the Boston Massacre and conclude which narrative (British or colonist) of the Boston Massacre is more believable and if an event like it was simply inevitable.
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Compare and contrast treatments of the same topic in several primary and secondary sources.
Assess the extent to which the reasoning and evidence in a text support the author’s claims.
Compare the point of view of two or more authors for how they treat the same or similar topics, including which details they include and emphasize in their respective accounts.
Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of primary and secondary sources, attending to such features as the date and origin of the information.