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dec 17, 1769 - Boston Massacre

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Angered by the presence of troops and Britain's colonial policy, a crowd began harassing a group of soldiers guarding the customs house; a soldier was knocked down by a snowball and discharged his musket, sparking a volley into the crowd which kills five civilians.

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Date:

dec 17, 1769
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~ 249 years ago
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