Paul Revere

By: Alle Foote

Who? Paul Revere

Paul Revere was born January 1, 1735, in Boston, Massachusetts. He was the son of Apollos Rivoire, a French immigrant who'd come to America on his own at the age of 13, and Deborah Hichborn, a Boston native and the daughter of an artisan family. Paul Revere was a silversmith and ardent colonialist. Paul sadly died on May 10, 1818 in Boston Massachusetts.
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Paul Revere - Mini Biography

Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

Paul Revere's famous Midnight Ride occurred on the night of April 18-April 19, 1775, when he and William Dawes rode on horseback from Boston to Lexington to warn John Hancock and Samuel Adams of the movements of the British Army, which was beginning a march from Boston, ostensibly to arrest Hancock and Adams


He took part in the Boston Tea Party and was principal rider for Boston's Committee of Safety. In that role, he devised a system of lanterns to warn the minutemen of a British invasion, setting up his famous ride on April 18, 1775. Paul was a patriot from Boston who helped establish spy and messenger networks in the colonies. Revere organized agroup whose purpose was to keep an eye on the activities of General Gage


The Revolutionary War was in North American continent. Also Paul Revere famous midnight ride took place in Boston Massachusetts.




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