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In this issue of the New-York Weekly Journal, dated March 11, 1733[/4], editor John Peter Zenger printed a sloop captain’s report on a slave takeover of the Danish island of St. John in November 1733.
John Winthrop, the first governor of Massachuestts Bay Colony, describes the demographics, activities, and governance of the colony in 1634.
In this lesson, students will be asked to learn the disputed and agreed-upon facts of the Boston Massacre in small groups and then discuss them and propose a website definition of the Massacre as a class. This lesson should not only provide students with an opportunity to look at disparate representations of so-called historical facts surrounding a very famous event that preceded the American Revolution, but will also teach them to deliberate with their classmates in a cordial fashion.Background