What was the Boston Massacre? The Boston Massacre occurred on a cold Monday night, March 5, 1770, and helped eventually to spark the American Revolutionary War. Tensions caused by the heavy military presence in Boston led to brawls between soldiers

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  1. History

    What was the significance of the Boston Massacre? A. It marked the start of the American Revolution. B. It increased tensions between American colonists and England. C. It brought a temporary end to colonial protests. D. It led England to close the port of

  2. Algebra

    Walking Speed The avg. walking speed R of a person living in a city of population P in thousands is modeled by the function R(P)=0.37 times ln P + 0.05. where R is in feet per second. The populatin of Boston is 532,000, find the average walking speed of

  3. history

    Put these events in order from the EARLIEST to the LATEST. Reorder answers 1.Paul Revere's Midnight Ride Reorder answers 2.Proclamation of 1763 Reorder answers 3.Boston Massacre

  4. us history

    Which sentence best explains why delegates met at the First Continental Congress? They were worried after the Boston Tea Party and wanted to avoid going to war over taxes and protests. They were tired of being taxed on tea and wanted to plan a mass protest

  5. social studies

    What was the significance of the Boston Massacre? A. It marked the start of the American Revolution. B. It increased tensions between American colonists and England. C. It brought a temporary end to colonial protests. D. It led England to close the port of

  6. Math

    Time for running the Boston Marathon is 2.12 hours at an average speed of 12.5 miles per hour. What distance does the Boston Marathon approximately cover?

  7. U.S. History

    Which answer best shows an effect of British soldiers firing upon colonists in Boston, killing five of them? The first shots of the American Revolution are fired, which officially starts a war between the colonies and Britain. *** The Sons of Liberty

  8. Social Studies/History

    Analyze the photo below and answer the question that follows.An aerial view of Boston, Massachusetts. Image courtesy of NASA The photo above is a satellite picture of Boston. Write a paragraph of at least 5 sentences in which you describe evidence of how

  9. history

    Which identifies the term for the genocide of more than 6 million Jews by the Nazi Regime during World War I? the Holocaust Nanking Massacre the Killing Jewish Massacre is it A?

  10. Math

    A plane leaves Boston at 10 am (Boston time) and flies non-stop to LA, 2700 miles away, at 580 miles per hour (mph). On the same route, a second plane is flying non-stop from LA to Boston at 620 mph. If the second plane lease LA at 10 am (LA time), how

  11. algebra

    An airplane traveled from Boston to Las Vegas making a stop in St. Louis. The plane traveled 2410 miles altogether, which is 230% of the distance from Boston to St. Louis. Find the distance from Boston to St. Louis to the nearest mile. The answer is 1048

  12. History

    Map of boston in 1814 As population increased, The borders of Boston A. Remained the same B. Shrunk to include less areas C. Expanded to include more area**** D. Changed shape but retained the same size

  13. History @Reed

    Which of the following Founding Fathers is described by this list? -helped organize the Sons of Liberty -organized the Boston Tea Party -used propaganda to describe the Boston Massacre George Washington John Adams**** Samuel Adams Thomas Jefferson

  14. Social Studies

    What was the significance of the boston massacre? A. It marked the start of the American revolution*** B. It increased tensions between American colonists and England C. It brought a temporary end to the colonial protests D. It led England to close the

  15. us history

    what factor caused the anger that led to the Boston massacre? a) Boston was occupied by the British soldiers. b) the colonists did not like the system of British taxes********* c) some american colonist disagreed with he kings policies.******** d) the

  16. Math

    An airplane traveled from Boston to Las Vegas making a stop in St. Louis. The plane traveled 2410 miles altogether, which is 230% of the distance from Boston to St. Louis. Find the distance from Boston to St. Louis to the nearest mile. Please help! Thank

  17. History

    “This Destruction of the Tea is so bold, so daring, so firm, intrepid and inflexible, and it must have so important Consequences, and so lasting, that I can’t but consider it as an Epoch in History.” –John Adams What can most accurately be said to

  18. Math

    Joseph traveled from Boston to Framingham at 50 mph and then back to Boston at 40 mph. What was Joseph's average speed on the round trip?

  19. MATH

    A plane traveling from Chicago to Boston with a tailwind of 10 miles per hour takes 4 hours. The return trip in the same wind, which is now a headwind, takes the same plane 4 hours and 9 minutes. According to this problem, about how far is it from Chicago

  20. History @Reed

    The British and the colonists had many conflicts in the time before the American Revolution. What conclusion can be made about why so much conflict occurred in Boston? The king wanted to control Boston because the wealthiest colonists lived there. The

  21. science

    This image is from an anti-government demonstration in China that resulted in the deaths of hundreds of civilian protesters in 1989. By what name is this incident commonly known? A) Bloody Tuesday B) Tiananmen Square C) The July Massacre D) The Gwangju

  22. History

    after the boston tea party, the british government closed the port of boston until order was restored and the cost of the tea had been rapid . far-away colonies like new york and south corlina began to send food and supplies to boston by road. what

  23. history

    What was the defining symbol of the Vietnam War? Just the My Lai Massacre or the cover up of the My Lai Massacre? What were some things that made the war less and less popular? - Media reports were less optimistic - Vietnam was the first “television

  24. Plz help @Reed or @Ms. SUe

    Which answer puts these Revolutionary Period events in the correct order? Boston Tea Party, Stamp Act, Declaration of Independence Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, Declaration of Independence*** Boston Tea Party, Declaration of Independence, Boston Massacre

  25. Plzz help, somone!! ---History

    Which of the following Founding Fathers is described by this list? -helped organize the Sons of Liberty -organized the Boston Tea Party -used propaganda to describe the Boston Massacre George Washington John Adams**** Samuel Adams Thomas Jefferson Plz

  26. Plz Help---History @Ms. Sue or @Reed

    Which of the following Founding Fathers is described by this list? -helped organize the Sons of Liberty -organized the Boston Tea Party -used propaganda to describe the Boston Massacre George Washington John Adams Samuel Adams*** Thomas Jefferson Plz Help!

  27. PLZ Help----History-----@Ms. Sue or @Reed

    Which answer best expresses the effects of Parliament passing the Coercive (Intolerable) Acts of 1774, closing the port of Boston? The first shots of the American Revolution are fired, and war between the colonies and Britain begins. The Sons of Liberty

  28. Plz help @Reed

    Which answer best expresses the effects of Britain passing the Tea Act of 1773? The first shots of the American Revolution are fired and war between the colonies and Britain begins. The Sons of Liberty protest by dumping tea into Boston Harbor, which

  29. geography

    put these wents that led to the start of he American Revolution in the correct chronological order: a: declaration of 1763 b: french and Indian war c: Stamp act d: Boston Massacre e: pontac's rebellion f: Boston tea party g: townshend acts h: intolerable

  30. Language arts help

    Which of the following statements most accurately refflects the political climate in Boston in 1773? A. Most people in Boston were Tories who remained loyal to England and believed the Whigs were needlessly stirring up trouble. B. The Whigs were a vocal

  31. History

    Please complete this chain of events. Match the Earliest event to the lowest number, and so on. Protests erupt in the Colonies over Boston Massacre (1) Sons of Liberty organize Boston Tea Party protest (3) British government passes the Intolerable Acts to

  32. math

    a plane left atlanta at 11:30am and flew to an airport in boston. the plane was due at boston at 3:15pm. the plane arrived 25 minutes late. The time of the trip was: i just don't get the part time of the trip Please just tell me what i am supposed to do.

  33. U.S. Government

    Question: What event from the American Revolution period occurred first? A. The Declaration of Independence was written. B. The Boston Massacre occurred. C. The Intolerable Acts was passed. D. The Sugar and Stamp Acts were passed.

  34. Political science

    How did the Stamp Act, Boston Massacre and Boston Tea Party connect with the idea of representation? Use Zinn "Voices of a people's history of the united states" and the Federalist Papers to support your answer. Also, be sure to discuss the ideas of pure

  35. history

    What is the importance of Townshend act and Boston Massacre?

  36. Social science

    How did the stamp act contribute to the Boston massacre

  37. us history

    Can you help me with a thesis statement from this prompt: "Identify and discuss the turning points which marked the changing relationship between american colonists and the britich which eventually lead to the american revolution?" I only have the Boston

  38. Social studies

    I need info on Granary Burial Ground in Boston. MA. Something other than who is buried there. Thank you for using the Jiskha Homework Help Forum. In addition to the victims of the Boston Massacre, the first site is just in case you'd like to know who is

  39. us history

    was the boston massacre more liberty or more order what exactly do you mean? what is it called when a government gives this order that doesnt let trading ships to enter or leave a nations port

  40. social studies

    How did the Boston Massacre and the Boston Tea Party affect relations between Great Britain and the colonies? * 1.They strengthened the relationship between the colonies and Great Britain because Great Britain provided the colonies with a good cheap source

  41. Language Art's

    3. Read this line of dialogue spoken by British Lord Montague after the Boston Tea Party takes place. “Well, boys,” said a voice, so cold one hardly knew whether he spoke in anger or not, “you’ve had a fine, pleasant evening—for your Indian

  42. Social Studies.

    How would the history of the United States be different if the Boston Massacre had not happened? How would the history of the United States be different if the Revolutionary War had not happened?

  43. english II

    error in position of modifiers. answer is c. A.Thor, the Norse god of thunder, was a fearless warrior and the adversary of giants. B. Although Henry James settled permanently in England, he examined the impact of European civilization on American life.

  44. Algebra

    Two trains, one going from Boston to New York and the other going from New York to Boston, started their trips at exactly same time. Speed of the first train was 10 miles per hour less than twice the speed of the second train. How far from Boston station

  45. Emergency management

    Why was the city of Boston able to respond so effectively to those killed and wounded in the Boston Marathon Bombings?

  46. language arts

    Which of the following statements best summarizes the "fiddler's bill" Bostonians had to pay for the tea party, as describes in 1 of chapter 7 from Johnny Tremain? A. The port of Boston was closed to all ships, and huge numbers of workers lost their jobs.

  47. History

    3.)Which answer best shows an effect of British soldiers firing upon colonists in Boston, killing five of them? The first shots of the American Revolution are fired, which officially starts a war between the colonies and Britain. The Sons of Liberty

  48. SS7R - HW Question Check

    Boston Tea Party Definition: Angry and frustrated at a new tax on tea, and dumped 342 whole crates of British tea into Boston harbor on December 16, 1773. am i correct???

  49. Algebra

    Jessica drove at an average speed of 55 mi/hr from her home in Boston to visit her sister in Atlanta. She stayed in Atlanta 10 hours, and on the trip back averaged 40 mi/hr. She returned home 41 hours after leaving. How many miles is Boston from Atlanta?

  50. English

    The photo of the family in "At the Tourist Centre in Boston" is portrayed as unrealistic frightening beautiful true to life*** What is the tone of the following lines in "At the Tourist Centre in Boston? I seem to remember people, at least in the cities,

  51. plz help w/ s.s. & god bless

    What was the Boston Massacre? The Boston Massacre occurred on a cold Monday night, March 5, 1770, and helped eventually to spark the American Revolutionary War. Tensions caused by the heavy military presence in Boston led to brawls between soldiers and

  52. Boston question: Serious question, not a joke

    I have a question, and I know it may seem not serious... but in school I am learning about the Boston massacre. My question is: Is there a common reason that these tragedies happen in Boston? The Boston massacre, the Boston bombing... Just kinda curious is

  53. Help @Damon

    Which answer puts these Revolutionary Period events in the correct order? Boston Tea Party, Stamp Act, Declaration of Independence Stamp Act, Boston Tea Party, Declaration of Independence Boston Tea Party, Declaration of Independence, Boston Massacre

  54. Social Studies

    In November 1773, the citizens of Boston refused to allow three British to unload 342 chests of tea. This event became known as the___ Boston Tea party*** Tea Massacre Boston Stand Sons of liberty's revenge

  55. geography

    after britain sent troops to boston to stop resistance to the townsedn acts, tensions exploded in the boston massacre of 1770 what was the effect?

  56. PLZ Help History--@Ms. Sue

    Which of the following was the main cause the of the Boston tea party? the Boston massacre Taxation without representation The second continental Congress*** Quartering British troops in private homes

  57. SS7R - HW Question Check

    Boston Massacre Definition: Shooting of five American colonists by British troops on March 5, 1770. am i correct???

  58. history

    . Parliament passed the Coercive Acts, known in America as the Intolerable Acts, in response to A. Patrick Henry's Resolves. B. the Boston Tea Party. C. insults addressed to the customs commissioners. D. the Boston Massacre.

  59. social studies

    Is the Boston Massacre appropriately named.

  60. us history

    time line for boston massacre

  61. social studies

    i need info for a project of something called boston massacre

  62. pobms

    how did the boston massacre lead to the revolutionary war?

  63. s-studies

    how did the Stamp Act contribute to the Boston Massacre

  64. Honors History

    How do you think the colonists used the Boston Massacre for propaganda purposes!

  65. Social Studies

    What did Samuel Adams and Paul Revere do in the Boston Massacre?

  66. Social Studies

    How would the history of the United States be different if the Boston Massacre had not happened?

  67. Social Studies

    How did the Boston Massacre affect the government and society of the United States?

  68. history

    How does the Kent State Shootings1970 compare to and contrast to the Boston Massacre, 1770

  69. social studies

    9. analyze the excerpt below from a report about the boston massacre. on the night of march 5, 1770, a crowd of colonial troublemakers gathered outside the boston customs house in a massive display of civil disobedience. the angry mob shouted insults at

  70. US history

    what role did benjamin franklin play in the disputes with england prior to the boston massacre? http://www.mrnussbaum.com/franklin.htm Read the last three paragraphs. =)

  71. 10th grade

    what is the antonym and synonym of anti-federalists, bill of rights, Boston Massacre, Boston Tea party, Carpetbagger, Checks and Balances, Confederacy, Declaration of Independence, Egalitarianism, Emancipation Proclamation, Enlightenment, Federalism,

  72. history

    How did Americans and Indians react to the Sand creek massacre and the Wounded Knee Massacre?

  73. 8gradeHistory

    Although any assault on innocent life is tragic, only 5 people were killed in what colonial newspapers termed “the Boston Massacre.” Massacres are generally associated with large numbers of casualties. This is an example of _______________________.

  74. Langue Art

    1. Read this line of dialogue spoken by British Lord Montague after th Boston Tea Party takes place. "Well boys," said a voice, so cold one hardely knew whether he spoke he spoke in anger or not, "you've had a fine, pleasent evening-for your Indian caper,

  75. language arts

    which of the following statements best summarizes the "fiddler's bill" Bostonians had to pay for the tea party as described in section 1 of chapter 7 in chapter Johnny Tremain? A The port of Boston was closed to all ships, numbers of workers lost their

  76. math question

    Problem A businessman drives from Washington, D.C. to Boston, a distance of 442 miles, and then makes the return trip. On the way to Boston, he drives 65 miles per hour, taking a 1-hour rest stop during the drive. After finishing his business in Boston, he

  77. Language Art Novel

    Which of the following statements most accurately reflects the political climate in Boston in 1773? a. Most people in Boston were Tories who remained loyal to England and believed the Whigs were needlessly stirring up trouble. b. The Whigs were a vocal

  78. Algebra

    Two trains, one going from Boston to New York and the other going from New York to Boston, started their trips at exactly same time. Speed of the first train was 10 miles per hour less than twice the speed of the second train. How far from Boston station

  79. Boston Tea Party

    With the Boston Tea Party was it a group of British colonists who boarded the ships and destroyed the tea by dumping it in the Boston Habor?

  80. Math

    Gabby travels from Baltimore to Boston each year. It takes him 10 hours to get to Boston. He stops 3 times, for an hour each time. If he only stopped once, is it reasonable to say that he could get there in 6 hours? Explain.

  81. English

    1. Which of the following will you most likely find in an historical novel such as Johnny Tremain? A. setting in a pre-Revolutionary town such as Boston B. Mythical characters such as Johnny Appleseed C. opinions of modem-day historians and political

  82. IP address assignment

    Imagine that you are a system administrator for a company, and that the company operates from two locations Phoenix and Boston. Phoenix has 350 hosts and Boston has 2100. Given that the following class C IP addresses have been assigned to your company as a

  83. Math

    Which is a compound-complex sentence? A) After the massacre occurred, the government started an investigation, but no one expected to find anything. B) Although it will set you back at least a thousand dollars, a trip to Las Vegas is unforgettable. C) The

  84. college problem solving 3

    an express train leaves new york at 3:00 pm and rreaches boston at 6:00 pm a slow train leaves boston at 1:30pm and arrives in new york at 6:00 pm. if both trains travel at constant speeds at what time do they meet

  85. Language Art's

    4. How has the political climate of Boston changed since the beginning of the book? (1 point) Previously, Bostonians considered themselves loyal British subjects, but after Parliament passed the Tea Act, they thought of themselves as citizens of an

  86. math

    The record for the Boston Marathon's wheelchair division is one hour 18 minutes and 27 seconds The Boston Marathon is 26.2 miles long. what was the average speed of the record winner of the wheelchair division round to the nearest hundredth

  87. English

    How has the political climate of boston changed since the beginning of the book? A. Previously, Bostonians considered themeselves loyal british subjects, but after parliament pass the tea act, they thought of themeselves as citizens of an independent

  88. Honors History

    In the Boston Massacre, How did the colonists object to the presence of the soilders in Boston!

  89. social studies

    what was the boston massacre

  90. Social studies

    What is Boston massacre in your own word

  91. social studies

    Boston Massacre event

  92. Social studies

    Hi can you pls do this for me because I don’t know how to do it so you would have to read this and answer this This is the story: On the same day that Parliament repealed most of the Townshend duties, a brawl broke out between soldiers and colonists in

  93. US History

    Could you pls check this time line 1, king George issues Proclamation of 1763 2, stamp act 3. Sons of Liberty 4. Boston Massacre 5. Boston Tea Party 6, coersive acts 7, 1st continental congress 8. 2nd continental congree 9. First sho of American revolution

  94. colonial log

    i need to make a sort of traveling log from colonial times about 7 to 13 years before the Boston massacre and i'm having writer's block can anyone give me a general plan or idea please?

  95. History

    in 1866 Chief cloud ambushed and massacre Union soldiers the massacre was named what A. Little big horn B.Wounded Knee C.Fetterman D. Chivrington

  96. Language Arts- Johnny Tremain

    which of the following statements best summarizes the "fiddler's bill" Bostonians had to pay for the tea party, as described in Section 1 of Chapter VII? A)The port of Boston was closed to all ships, and huge numbers of workers lost their jobs.Many people

  97. Math

    An airplane traveled from Boston to Las Vegas making a stop in St. Louis. The plane traveled 2410 miles altogether, which is 230% of the distance from Boston to St. Louis. Find the distance from Boston to St. Louis to the nearest mile.

  98. Mathematics

    The record time for running the Boston Marathon is 2.12 hours at an average speed of 12.5 miles per hour. What distance does the Boston Marathon approximately cover?

  99. History

    Hi. I am having some trouble with some questions pertaining the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre: Why did the Catherine de Medici allow the massacre to take place? Why was it so important to kill Coligny? How might the St. Bartholomew's Day Massacre change

  100. math 3

    the distance between los,angeles,ca and boston .ma is about 3,020 miles. twice a year,Li makes a roundtrip from LA to Boston. how many total miles does Li travel each year for these trips? please solve.

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