“This is not exactly John Adams defending the Redcoats after the Boston Massacre,” the aide said.
He was a famous patriot: he delivered the oration in 1771 commemorative of the Boston Massacre.
Out of these conditions grew what has been called the Boston Massacre.
A vast monument, erected a mere quarter of a century ago, commemorates the "Boston Massacre."
This unfortunate affair was the so-called "Boston Massacre."
The mulatto Attucks was one of the victims of the Boston Massacre, and was buried with honor among the "martyrs of liberty."
This incident, known in history as the "Boston Massacre," added to the mutual anger.
Without further preface, Grandfather began the story of the Boston Massacre.
Acts of violence even occured in some of the colonies—for example, the Boston Massacre.
These outrages led to the so-called Boston Massacre, more fully described in a previous chapter.
A clash between British troops and townspeople in Boston in 1770, before the Revolutionary War. The British fired into a crowd that was threatening them, killing five, including Crispus Attucks. The soldiers had been sent to help the government maintain order and were resented even before this incident. The killings increased the colonists' inclination toward revolution.