Photographs of convicted criminals in Newcastle between 1871 - 1873: Margaret Cosh, aged 15.Margaret Cosh was convicted of stealing a coat, she had no previous convictions and served 2 months with hard labour. (Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums)
Snowballs are flying along with jeers from an angry mob. Shots ring out in the crowd! But was it a massacre? The events leading up to the Boston Massacre were exciting. Put students in the time period with two different researched readings. (Included are directions for how to annotate a reading.)
Hope's friend Barbara had a checkered past. Here she is brought in on multiple charges of crimes against hair and eyebrows... She was ultimately acquitted, but went on to commit even more daring crimes with a similar m.o.