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Paul Revere

Paul Revere

Paul Revere

Paul Revere's ride; he yelled to the people that the British were coming.

Paul Revere's Ride

Early Life Paul Revere was baptized on January 1st, 1735, but his birthday is unknown. When Paul was a teenager he was a bell ringer for the church and he knew all the different rings for different occasions. His father taught him how to be a silversmith. He finished school when he was a teenager, and became an apprentice to his father. His father died when Paul was nineteen.Paul was the oldest man in the house so he worked as a silversmith and his mother owned the shop since he was still too young.Adulthood He married to Sara Orne in 1757, but in 1773 Sara died. He remarried to Rachel Walker, and only two months later The Boston Tea Party started. Paul's second wife Rachel died on January 26, 1813.

Contribution:When tea was being taxed, other Patriots, like Paul, came together to form the Sons of Liberty. In November 1773, British ships filled with tea ported in Boston, and the Sons of Liberty got angry. On December 16th, 1773, the Sons of Liberty disguised themselves as indians so they would not be recognized, and went aboard the ships filled wih tea. They emptied 10,000 pounds of tea into the water, and this was later known as the Boston Tea Party. On April 18th, 1775, the British were spotted getting ready for attack. The Sons of Liberty gathered men(minute men, farmers, and anyone else willing to fight)and weapons and came up with a plan. On April 19th the British attack. Warning bells were in rung, and the battle began. This was later know as the Revolutionary War.

Meaningul Quote"You'll have noise enough before long! The Regulars are out!" He hollered as he banged on the door.Paul Revere was warning people that the British soilders were coming to attack.

Date of birth:(baptized) January 1, 1735 Date of Death: May 10, 1818

3 Questions to ask Paul RevereWhat would you talk about in the meetings with the Sons of Liberty?What was it like to live in the 1700s?How did you feel knowing that you could be killed for going against the king and the government?

Title of Biography:Revolutionary War Leaders;Paul Revere American PatriotAuthor of Biography:JoAnn A. Grote

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2 Little Known Facts: Paul was not the only person who warned the people that the British were coming,he had help from other men in the Sons of Liberty to get past the soilders. There were loyalists, who were loyal the king, and patriots, who were against the ways of the king, and Paul and other patriots called the british soilders regulars.


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