March 5,1770 Boston Customhouse a riot got started the colonist against 8 redcoats. The colonist where throwing shells, snow balls, and pieces of wood while the redcoats had muskets with bayonets. A colonist knocked down a redcoat and the redcoats fired and killed 5 colonist. Samuel Adams made a propaganda poster called “The bloody Massacre”. This is important to the Revolution because it encouraged colonist to join the contenential army and got them mad at England and King George the third.