Perceptions of the Boston Massacre-U.S.

Perceptions of the Boston Massacre-U.S.

Robert J. Allison (Suffolk University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-17143-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-17143-8; Format: e-Book Agency, 15 pages

This document collection explores eyewitness testimonies, orations, and images regarding the Boston Massacre, so that students will see the complicated nature of the event and its importance to the Revolition. As students analyze these sources, they will come to learn the importance of skepticism in accepting received wisdom. Students are guided through their analysis of the primary sources with an author-provided learning objective, central question, and historical context.