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An American hero?.  He was born in 1735 and died in 1818.  He was born in Boston, Massachusetts.  His father was silversmith.

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1 An American hero?

2  He was born in 1735 and died in  He was born in Boston, Massachusetts.  His father was silversmith.

3  Paul Revere took over his father’s shop.  He became a silversmith, watchmaker, engraver and a messenger.

4  Group of colonist  They wanted colonies to be free from the British.  They were called Patriots.

5  March 5, 1770  Fight between the colonist and British soldiers.  The British fired on the crowd.  5 colonist died.

6  December 16, 1773  Revere helped plan this event.  Colonist dressed up and dumped tea into the Boston Harbor.  British did not like this!  British blocked the harbor and no other goods could come in.

7  He rode his horse to deliver news to the colonies.  He told about plans to protest against the British.

8  April 18, 1775  The Patriots knew the British were preparing to attack.  British began to march toward Lexington and Concord.  “One if by land, two if by sea”.  Two lanterns were hung in the Old North Church.  William Dawes and Revere rode their horses to warn the colonist.

9  Dawes and Revere made it to Lexington.  Prescott joined them later.  They were stopped by the British soldiers.  Dawes and Prescott escaped and were able to warn the town of Concord.

10  April 19, 1775 (morning after the “ride”)  Patriots were waiting for the British in Lexington.  Patriots stood strong.  A shot was fire.  The battle of Lexington was the 1 st battle of the American Revolution.

11  1783 (8 years later)  13 colonies were free from British rule!  George Washington was elected President in


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