Paul Revere S Ride

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
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Paul Revere S Ride

Author: David Hackett Fischer
Editor: Oxford University Press
ISBN: 9780199779659
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Paul Revere's midnight ride looms as an almost mythical event in American history--yet it has been largely ignored by scholars and left to patriotic writers and debunkers. Now one of the foremost American historians offers the first serious look at the events of the night of April 18, 1775--what led up to it, what really happened, and what followed--uncovering a truth far more remarkable than the myths of tradition. In Paul Revere's Ride, David Hackett Fischer fashions an exciting narrative that offers deep insight into the outbreak of revolution and the emergence of the American republic. Beginning in the years before the eruption of war, Fischer illuminates the figure of Paul Revere, a man far more complex than the simple artisan and messenger of tradition. Revere ranged widely through the complex world of Boston's revolutionary movement--from organizing local mechanics to mingling with the likes of John Hancock and Samuel Adams. When the fateful night arrived, more than sixty men and women joined him on his task of alarm--an operation Revere himself helped to organize and set in motion. Fischer recreates Revere's capture that night, showing how it had an important impact on the events that followed. He had an uncanny gift for being at the center of events, and the author follows him to Lexington Green--setting the stage for a fresh interpretation of the battle that began the war. Drawing on intensive new research, Fischer reveals a clash very different from both patriotic and iconoclastic myths. The local militia were elaborately organized and intelligently led, in a manner that had deep roots in New England. On the morning of April 19, they fought in fixed positions and close formation, twice breaking the British regulars. In the afternoon, the American officers switched tactics, forging a ring of fire around the retreating enemy which they maintained for several hours--an extraordinary feat of combat leadership. In the days that followed, Paul Revere led a new battle-- for public opinion--which proved even more decisive than the fighting itself. ] When the alarm-riders of April 18 took to the streets, they did not cry, "the British are coming," for most of them still believed they were British. Within a day, many began to think differently. For George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Thomas Paine, the news of Lexington was their revolutionary Rubicon. Paul Revere's Ride returns Paul Revere to center stage in these critical events, capturing both the drama and the underlying developments in a triumphant return to narrative history at its finest.

Paul Revere S Midnight Ride

Author: Stephen Krensky
Editor: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0688164099
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Provides a comprehensive telling of this historical ride in April, 1775, by Paul Revere who rode to warn fellow colonials that the British were coming to arrest their important leaders and steal the supplies they stored for their upcoming battles.

Paul Revere S Ride

Author: Xavier Niz
Editor: Capstone
ISBN: 0736862099
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In graphic novel format, tells of the events leading up to Paul Revere's famous ride to warn of the British attack on Concord.

The Midnight Ride Of Paul Revere

Author: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Editor: National Geographic Soc Childrens books
ISBN: 9780792265580
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The famous narrative poem recreating Paul Revere's midnight ride in 1775 to warn the people of the Boston countryside that the British were coming.

The Many Rides Of Paul Revere

Author: James Giblin
Editor: Scholastic
ISBN: 9780439572903
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From his humble days as the son of a French immigrant through his significant involvement in the insurgency against England, this comprehensive biography provides readers with an in-depth look at the life and many accomplishments of this celebrated American hero.

Let S Ride Paul Revere

Author: Peter Roop
ISBN: 9780439676236
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Discusses the events in Paul Reveres's life up until he made his famous midnight ride.

The Revolutionary Paul Revere

Author: Joel J. Miller
Editor: Thomas Nelson
ISBN: 141856057X
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“Quick in the saddle and fast out of town.” Watch one of America’s most remarkable heroes come alive through fast-paced prose and gripping storytelling. He’s Famous for his Ride. He’s Essential for So Much More. The story of Paul Revere is the story of the American Revolution. Always smack dab in the thick of things, he was an ordinary citizen living in extraordinarily turbulent times. Revere played key roles in colonial tax fights and riots, the infamous Boston Massacre, the Tea Party, the Battle of Lexington and Concord, and even the rati?cation of the U.S. Constitution. In this fast-paced, dramatic account, Paul Revere’s life pulses with energy as author Joel J. Miller explores his family and church life along with his revolutionary contribution as a spy, entrepreneur, express rider, freemason, and commercial visionary. “The story of Paul Revere—a hero of Massachusetts, a hero of America—was never more timely. Nor has it ever been better told than by Joel J. Miller. The Revolutionary Paul Revere gallops along with all the drama and intrigue of a great novel, highlighting what makes Revere so essential in the story of America’s founding and its growth as a force for freedom in the world. This is a vibrant, vital, and wonderful story.” ?WILLIAM J. BENNETT, Author, America: The Last Best Hope and A Century Turns

Who Was Paul Revere

Author: Roberta Edwards
Editor: Penguin
ISBN: 1101535598
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In 1775, Paul Revere of Boston made his now-famous horseback ride warning colonists of an impending attack by the British. This event went largely unnoticed in history until Longfellow celebrated it in a poem in 1861. So who was Paul Revere? In addition to being an American patriot, he was a skilled silversmith and made false teeth from hippo tusks! This biography, with black-and-white illustrations throughout, brings to life Paul Revere's thrilling ride as well as the personal side of the man and the exciting times in which he lived.

Midnight Alarm

Author: Mary Kay Phelan
Editor: Ty Crowell Co
ISBN: 9780690536386
Size: 15,91 MB
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An account of the famous ride by the Boston silversmith to warn the countryside of the approaching British.