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  • Paul Revere

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    Paul Revere "One if by land, two if by sea"- the supposed famous words spoken by Paul Revere to Colonel William Conant, an American soldier stationed in the steeple of the North Church in Boston, waiting to send the signal of the proposed path of the British invasion on April 18, 1775 to Paul Revere. According to the legend, Paul Revere was to be placed across the Boston Bay from the North Church waiting for the signal from Colonel Conant. The Colonel was to hang one lantern in the steeple of

  • Paul Revere

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    In the minds of most Americans, the name of Paul Revere forever conjures up the image of the lone patriotic rider shrouded in the darkness of the New England night. His mission: to inform the countryside that the Regulars are coming. On this night, the fate of the natural rights of all men in the new world seemed to rest on his shoulders. As terrifically romantic as this thought may be, it is far from the truth. Revere's midnight ride was anything but the heroics of just one man; rather, it can be

  • Paul Revere Biography

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    Paul Revere was born in Boston’s North End, in December 1734. His dad name was Apollos Rivoire and his mom’s name was Deborah Hitchborn. His father was a silversmith who came to America as an escapee from religious imprisonment in France. He went the North Writing School when he was 7 and 13 because his dad planned on him to keep the tradition of silversmith trade going. For most lower and middle class children, education started from Dame schools where children studied until eight years old. In

  • Biography of Paul Revere

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    Paul Revere was born on New Year’s Day of 1735 in Boston, Massachusetts. Paul Revere was a master silversmith in Boston and was well known for his work. Revere is most well-known for his “midnight ride” to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams that the British troops were coming to Lexington in 1775. Revere is also known for his propaganda sketch of Boston Massacre of 1770 that helped rally the colonist behind the Revolution. Paul Revere is a great example of an ordinary man that becomes a politically

  • Paul Revere

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    Paul Revere Paul Revere was a man of many talents, a “Jack Of All Trades” if you will. Patriot, silversmith, engraver, and republican, he was destined to be a hero. Born to parents Apollos De Rivoire, a French Huguenot, and Deborah Hitchbourn, Paul Revere came into the world on January 1, 1735 in Boston Massachusetts. Clark’s Wharf is where the Reveres resided now. The third born of eight children Revere learned early the lesson of perseverance, a lesson that would be an important in his later

  • The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

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    In 1860, less than one hundred years after the event in which it is based on, the Midnight Ride of Paul Revere was immortalized in a children’s poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. The poem became an instant classic and is mostly remembered by the opening line, “Listen my children and you shall hear, of the midnight ride of Paul Revere.” Written at a time when the United States was on the brink of a Civil War, it made some accurate accounts of what happened that night however, it was a children’s

  • My Midnight Ride as Paul Revere

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    Massachusetts, before America became an independent country. That means we were still controlled by the British. My father’s name was Appollos De Revoire, a French Huguenot (a member of the Protestant faith). My mother’s name was Deborah Hitchbourn-Revere. Although, you don’t really care about that stuff do you? You think the most interesting thing about me is my ‘Midnight Ride’, as they called it. Yes, yes, I can tell by the way your eyes lit up that I am correct and that that is the pretty much

  • Paul Reveres Ride

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    Paul Reveres Ride Paul Revere's Ride is a collection of historical accounts centering around Paul Revere's midnight ride to warn the countryside of the battles that occurred. The novel is made up of narrative accounts that tell the whole story of the midnight ride. David Hackett Fischer goes to great lengths to cover every possible angle in telling the story. "Fischer illuminates the figure of Paul Revere, a man far more complex than a simple artisan and messenger"(3). By adding different

  • Book report

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    Paul Revere’s Ride is a very historical book about Paul Revere’s famous ride in the night into Massachusetts to warn people of the British marching into Lexington and Concord. Not only does David Hackett Fischer examine the event, but also reviews the little known facts about why the British and their commander, General Thomas Gage, had these motives to do what they did. By telling of the major participants the author teaches and expands the readers on what happened on the nights of April 18-19

  • Differences between Captain Thomas Preston's Account of the Boston Massacre and Paul Revere's Image of the Bloody Massacre

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    I will be discussing the differences between Captain Thomas Preston’s Account of the Boston Massacre (1770) and Paul Revere, Image of The Bloody Massacre (1770). I will explain both men’s story beginning with Captain Thomas Preston vision of the event, then explain Paul Revere version of the event. I will then include my opinion on which account I believe is most accurate and explain why. Captain Thomas Preston’s vision of the Boston massacre was an incident were a British soldier accidently fired