Presentation on theme: "Paul Revere Paul Revere was an famous Patriot and early American folk hero during the Revolutionary War."— Presentation transcript:
Paul Revere Paul Revere was an famous Patriot and early American folk hero during the Revolutionary War
Beginnings Born – Boston, Massachusetts 1735 – Oldest of nine children Parents – Father- Apollos Rivoire French immigrant goldsmith – Mother- Deborah Hichborn daughter of an artisan family
Early Life Education Attended North Grammar School in Boston – Learned gold and silversmithing – Apprenticed with his father Important Events 1756 served in the French and Indian War Father died when Revere was 19 – He left his business to Paul
Adult Life Work Skilled craftsman – Engraving – Spoons and tea sets – Revereware – Liberty Bell Loyal Patriot – Sons of Liberty – Political cartoons – Special messenger for Boston Patriots Important Accomplishments Revere is best known for: – His “Midnight Ride” Warned Patriots the “Regulars” were on their way Allowed Patriots to move ammunitions – Boston Massacre Engraving Popular Engraving depicting The Boston Mascare
Impact Paul Revere made a difference with his efforts as a Patriot during the Revolutionary War. His famous “Midnight Ride” made it possible for Boston Patriots to successfully fight against the British. Revere’s craftsmanship in silversmithing and engraving is still appreciated today.