Paxton Boys

By: Mikey, Clay, Collin, and Jared

Who were the paxton boys

The paxton boys were a group of 57 drunk rangers that killed a total of 250 conestoga Indains. The rangers were sent on trial but the frontiersman felt sympathy or were simply bias against the Indians and did not convict the rangers.

When and where did this occur

The massacre happened december 27, 1763 in Paxton, Pa. in January 1764 the march on philadelphia occured, 600 rangers marched to pennslyvania violently so they could show there anger aganist the provincial assembly.

More about the paxton boys

After the massacre

March on Philadelphia

About 600 armed frontiersmen marched on Philadelphia in January 1764 to vent their anger against the provincial assembly.