On the very day Parliament did away with most of the taxes that was when there was bloodshed. It was the night of March 5,1770 when mad colonists came to the place where the taxes were collected and started throwing snowballs with rock and ice in the middle of them at a soldier. The soldier called for help. A lot of soldiers came to help him and more townspeople also came. When the soldiers came they started shooting at the townspeople. when it was all over five people died and six people were wounded. None of them were British soldiers. In a trial against the British soldiers the trial found all but two soldiers not guilty.
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