Presentation on theme: "Story of Paul Revere Created by Miss Vo. Early Life 4 Born in Boston's North End in December, 1734 4 Primary vocations: –Silver/goldsmith –Copperplate."— Presentation transcript:
Early Life 4 Born in Boston's North End in December, 1734 4 Primary vocations: –Silver/goldsmith –Copperplate engraver –Dentist
Role leading to American Revolution 4 Friends with political activists; member of the “Sons of Liberty” 4 Gathered intelligence information by “Watching the Movements of the British soldiers” 4 Courier for the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety
Role leading to American Revolution 4 Spread word of the Boston Tea Party to New York and Philadelphia 4 Participated in Boston Massacre
Famous Midnight Ride 4 Occurred at 10 pm on the night of April 18, 1775 4 Rode to Lexington, Massachusetts, to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were marching to arrest them
Famous Midnight Ride 4 A signal had to be given to indicate whether the British were coming by land or by sea –2 lit lanterns indicates that the British were coming by sea; 1 lit lantern would mean by land 4 One lantern was lit indicating that the British were coming by land
After the American Revolution 4 Ran a small hardware store 4 Opened the first copper rolling mill in North America 4 Died May 10, 1818 at the age of 83
Excerpt Listen my children and you shall hear Of the midnight ride of Paul Revere, On the eighteenth of April, in Seventy-five; Hardly a man is now alive Who remembers that famous day and year. Paul Revere’s Ride by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, 1860
My Comprehension Questions What was Paul Revere’s role in the American Revolution? Name at least one vocation Paul Revere had before the American Revolution. How did Paul Revere warn the colonists that the British were coming?
Works Cited Boston Travel Info. paul-revere-house.boston-travel-info.com/ I used this website to obtain a picture of a statue of Paul Revere. The Blue Darter’s Guide to the American Revolution http://darter.ocps.net/classroom/revolution/revere.htm I used this website to gather facts about Paul Revere’s life. Child Light www.childlight.com/revere/ html_pages/photos.htm I used this website to obtain a picture of the map of Paul Revere’s ride. John Singleton Copley http://www.worcesterart.org/Collection/Early_American/Artists/copley/biography/content.html I used a painting of Paul Revere for my title page from this website.
Works Cited Paul Revere http://oncampus.richmond.edu/academics/as/education/projects/webunits/khistory/paul.html I used this website to quote an excerpt of the poem by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow. Paul Revere House http://www.paulreverehouse.org/index.html I used this website to research information about Paul Revere’s life and his famous midnight ride. I also obtained several pictures from here. The Historic Paul Revere http://www.cvesd.k12.ca.us/finney/paulvm/h2_hist.html This website provided me with a picture of the Boston Massacre. Midnight Rider: A Paul Revere Virtual Museum http://www.cvesd.k12.ca.us/finney/paulvm/_welcomepv.html I obtained a picture of Paul Revere at this website.