What do the British call the Boston Massacre?

How did the British Parliament respond to the Boston Massacre?

How did Parliament respond to the Boston Massacre? … british withdrew troops from boston and dropped most of the townshend duties… but kept tax on tea so colonists continued to boycott british tea and to drink smuggled dutch tea.

Why did the British oppose the Stamp Act?

The Stamp Act was very unpopular among colonists. A majority considered it a violation of their rights as Englishmen to be taxed without their consent—consent that only the colonial legislatures could grant. Their slogan was “No taxation without representation”.

Who fired the shot that began the American Revolution?

In Ralph Waldo Emerson’s “Concord Hymn,” the “embattled farmers” fired “the shot heard ’round the world” at the British regulars in Concord. More likely, the shots were fired at Lexington, where the British fired on the Patriot militia, who also may have taken a few shots in the confusion.

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