The story of the Boston Massacre by Mary Kay Phelan

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Describes the events preceding, during, and following the Boston Massacre, an incident with far reaching political consequences that eventually led to the Revolution.

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StatementMary Kay Phelan ; illustrated by Allan Eitzen.
ContributionsEitzen, Allan.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsE215.4 .P45 1976
The Physical Object
Pagination146 p. :
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5201718M
ISBN 100690007167
LC Control Number75025961
OCLC/WorldCa1584029

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