The Paxton Boys

By: Rica, Dunn, Katherine, Harrison

Who were the Paxton Boys?

57 drunk rangers from Paxton, Pennsylvania who killed 20 innocent Conestoga Indians.

What happened after this?

The Paxton Boys were never held in trial or prosecuted. the towns people got angry and 600 to 1500 people joined the march. Before entering Philadelphia, Benjamin Franklin and other leaders stopped the march.


This started in December 27, 1763 and ended in January 1764


: Who did the Paxton boys want to get rid of?

· Answer: The Indians

why did the Paxton boys want to get rid of them?

· Answer: thought they were going to take their land

where was this?

· Answer: Pennsylvania