Bostonians Contributions To The American Revolution

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Bostonians were a very important part of contributing to the American Revolution. First it started with the Boston Massacre in 1770, where a group of citizens taunted a group of soldiers with snowballs, and as a result, some soldiers fired back on the crowd and killed 5 people. This aggravated the relationship between British and colonies. Then, in 1773, a group of Bostonians leaded by Samuel Adams (called the Sons of Liberty) who dressed up like Indians boarded a British ship and tossed out over 340 chests of Tea in the harbor, as a protest against Tea Act imposed by British. To punish Bostonians, the British passed the Intolerable Acts in 1774, which closed the Port of Boston, revoked the Massachusetts colonial charter, restricted the town
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