Paul Revere Essay

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  • Paul Revere

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    who Paul Revere is in the years before 1860 was very unlikely. One of the biggest reasons why he is so famous today was published as a poem in that year. The poem, written by Henry Longfellow, describes Revere’s dramatic horseback ride to the town of Lexington, Virginia, as he warns the minutemen around the area of the coming of the British. If it wasn’t for this notable poem, the American’s story and name would have never been brought to light by the American people over 200 years later. Paul Revere

  • The Paul Revere

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    lieutenant of artillery to a silversmith, Paul Revere is a man of many talents. He had a bigger impact on American history then just exclaiming, “The British are coming,” though. Paul Revere is important to American society because of his participation in politics, community affairs, and wars and his craftsmanship. Paul Revere was born in Boston, Massachusetts on January 1, 1735. Revere was born to Apollos Rivoire, who later changed his name to Paul, and Deborah Hichman. Deborah had grew up

  • Paul Revere Essay

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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

  • Paul Revere Contributions

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    Paul Revere’s contributions before and during the American Revolution were so important that without them the history of the United States could be very different today. As a member of the Sons of Liberty and founder of the “Mechanics”, Revere was successful employing propaganda, code and cipher, and an early warning system to aid colonists in the defeat of the British. However, it is Paul Revere’s midnight ride, warning of the British advance on Lexington and Concord, that he is most remembered

  • Essay On Paul Revere

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    Hour 20 December 2016 Paul Revere “There’s a time for casting silver; a time for casting cannon. If that isn’t in the red, it should be!”There’s is a time for making money and there’s a time to go to war. His early life,the cause of why he joined the war, roles in the war, and after the war he was an inspiring person. Paul Revere’s early life was very interesting. According to “Reveres Early Life”, Paul Revere was born on January 1, 1735 in Boston’s North End. Paul Revere was the main source of

  • Paul Revere And The Boston Massacre

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    content that was printed in the newspaper was not always true. Even though it was not like by the government the colonists like the newspapers. The newspaper would show dramatize images to get the colonists to buy their newspaper just as patriot Paul Revere did for the printing of the Boston Massacre. He showed and exaggerated image of what had happened at the Boston Massacre. The newspaper that was published based on the Boston Massacre change the way some people saw Great Britain. There was a mob

  • The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere Essay

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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

  • Paul Revere : The Impact Of The Sons Of Liberty

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    major part of Boston’s campaign opposing the Stamp Act. Although Revere was not one of the founding members of the Sons of Liberty, he was still actively involved. He did not partake in the violent protests executed by the Sons of Liberty but used his skills as a silversmith to produce engravings, among other political artifacts. For example, the members of this group “wore special insignia that might have been made by Paul Revere - a silver medal with a Liberty Tree and the words ‘Sons of Liberty’

  • Paul Revere 's Ride By David Hackett Fischer

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    Paul Revere was an American artisan goldsmith born in 1735. He was a part of many different government groups of his time such as the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety. He was an American Patriot. The status of a gentleman for Paul Revere was a social rank and moral condition that could be attained by any self-respecting men in any occupation. He is most known for his ride to alert the Minutemen that “The British are coming! The British are coming!” In

  • Essay about 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