Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources

Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources
Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources
Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources
Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources
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What better way to teach the Boston Massacre than to have a mock trial! Examine some of the primary sources and depositions from the actual trial to include the accusations that the British soldiers faced after the Boston massacre for shooting into the crowd. The students will act out the roles of the witnesses, the lawyers, the Judge and jury.

What you get. 4 primary source accounts of the events of the Boston Massacre (this will be your witnesses) Instructions on how to run your trial that is all laid out for your defense team and prosecution team to set up your trial of the British soldiers to include:

Order of Operations for the trial:
1) Opening Statements:
- Prosecution Team
- Defense Team
2) Calling of witnesses:
- Prosecution Team
- Defense Team
3) Additional Questions by group
- Prosecution Team
- Defense Team
4) Closing arguments
- Prosecution Team
- Defense Team
5) Deliberations and verdict by jury

Your students will love this activity!
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Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources
Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources
Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources
Boston Massacre Mock Trial with Primary Sources