The Boston Massacre was started out as a group of colonists harassing a guard outside of a customs house in Boston. This event turned into a bloody killing. Killing Crispus Attucks the first person killed during the massacre. But 4 more ended up dead at the end of the massacre killing a total of 5. The Boston Massacre is also known as the first ¨big¨ killing.
The Boston Tea Party was when the sons of liberty dressed up as Native Americans boarded British ships and dumped over 1,000,000 dollars worth of tea in Boston Harbor in response to the act known as the tea act.