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The Boston Massacre : a history with documents /

Neil L. York.

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Main Author: York, Neil Longley.
Published: New York : Routledge, 2010.
Topics: Boston Massacre, 1770. | Boston Massacre, 1770 - Sources. | Amerikaanse Vrijheidsoorlog. | Verzet. | Massamoorden. | Revolution - amerikanische - Vorgeschichte - Quelle.
Regions: Boston (Mass.)
Genres: Sources. | Sources.
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pt. 1. Context. Introduction: With blood "running like water" -- pt. 2. Documents. American rights asserted -- London's response -- A governor's lament -- A Bostonian's protest -- Parliament's frustrations with Massachusetts -- Unintimidated Massachusetts legislators -- A British soldier's complaint -- A martyr is made -- A most shocking scene -- Revere's rendering -- Hutchinson under pressure -- Gage reports to Hillsborough -- Preston pleads his case to Pitt -- Boston counters Preston -- Gage's hands tied -- An eyewitness account -- Coroner's inquest for Crispus Attucks -- Grand jury indictment -- A short narrative -- A fair account -- Additional observations -- Town leaders and the battle for public opinion -- The soldiers' appeal for a single trial -- Questions about the court record -- A judge's directions to jurors -- The Short narrative view reaffirmed -- The trial outcomes defended -- Annual commemoration -- A problematical reminiscence -- Monument to the fallen -- A more balanced view.
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Table of Contents for: The Boston Massacre : a history with doc