The Boston Massacre

The Boston Massacre

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Storyboard Description

The redcoats and the colonists are back at it again, shots being fired, people fighting for rights, tea and much more!

Storyboard Text

  • First, General Thomas Gage (a British commander) planning a surprise to Concord to get weapons that the colonies use
  • "That's it! A surprise attack, then we can get all the weapons that belonged to the colonies"
  • "Good idea s-s-ir"
  • Next, General Gage and about 700 troops silently left Boston when darkness fell over the little town to get the weapons
  • shh
  • "SHHH we're almost there, its just passed the corner"
  • After they left, the Americans hung two lamps from the Old North Church in Boston. The signal meant that the redcoats were heading towards a town in Concord 
  • *PEW PEW*
  • -Hangs two lamps-
  • In the following, Paul Revere (A midnight rider) yelled through a couple sleepy villages " The redcoats are coming! The redcoats are coming!"
  • "The redcoats are coming!"
  • The redcoats reached Lexington (A town near Concord) About 70 patriot minutemen blocked the British from leaving
  • "CRUD, we're blocked off by these morans!"
  • "HEY! You said this was gonna be family friendly content!"
  • "Y-you did s-say that s-s-ir"
  • Finally, 300 patriot minutemen  blocked British pushed on to Concord. Fighting soon broke out, and the colonists forced the British to retreat. (Battle losses: Redcoats: 73 men British: 200 men were wounded or missing
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