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Paul Revere (Cornerstones of Freedom)

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Published by Childrens Pr .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Biography & Autobiography - Historical,
  • History - United States/Colonial & Revolutionary,
  • Juvenile Nonfiction,
  • Children"s 9-12 - Biography / Autobiography,
  • 1735-1818,
  • Biography,
  • Juvenile literature,
  • Massachusetts,
  • Revere, Paul,,
  • Statesmen,
  • Children: Grades 4-6

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages30
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9339425M
ISBN 100516262300
ISBN 109780516262307

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The voice of the book, the "I", is a wonderful horse named Scheherazade, who moves to the American colonies with a British regiment, and later, after some poor decisions by the human she serves, and hardship, finds herself in the world of Paul Revere/5(32).   Paul Revere, (born about January 1, , Boston, Massachusetts [U.S.]—died , Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.), folk hero of the American Revolution whose dramatic horseback ride on the night of Ap , warning Boston-area residents that the British were coming, was immortalized in a ballad by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow.. His father, Apollos Rivoire (later changed .   The book isn't just a stiring account of Paul Revere's ride, but so much more. I highly recommend this book to anyone seeking better understanding of the forces and heroic people I read this book at a time that I had time to enjoy it as I was home on doctor's orders in /5.   In , 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 So who was Paul Revere? In /5(20).

The book "Who Was Paul Revere" Is about a really energetic guy who was an American Patriot, and a very skilled silversmith. He made false teeth from hippo tusks! In , Paul I really liked the book, " Who Was Paul Revere" by Bonnie Bader/5.   Paul Revere was a colonial Boston silversmith, industrialist, propagandist and patriot immortalized in the Henry Wadsworth Longfellow poem describing Revere’s midnight ride . BOOK REVIEW / HISTORY: The Life and Times of the Midnight Rider: PAUL REVERE’S RIDE by David Hackett Fischer ; Oxford University Press, $25, pages By JONATHAN KIRSCHAuthor: JONATHAN KIRSCH. Paul Revere’s Ride is a historical study by American author and academic David Hackett Fischer, Professor of History at Brandeis University. Fischer’s is the first major academic study of Paul Revere’s midnight ride to warn American rebels about British troop movements at the very beginning of the Revolutionary War.

  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/5(9). Paul Revere Biography. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow’s poem “Paul Revere’s Ride,” written in and published in in the Atlantic Monthly, transformed Paul Revere from a relatively obscure, although locally known, figure into a national folk a result, most people know him only for his famous ride to Lexington on the night of April , The speaker, a landlord telling stories with friends at the Wayside Inn in Sudbury, Massachusetts, prepares to tell the tale of Paul Revere's ride on April 18th, He begins with Revere telling his friend to light one lantern in the belfry of the Old North Church in Boston if the British are coming by land, and two lanterns if they are coming by sea.   Paul Revere's Ride is a historical narrative about Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride into the Massachusetts countryside to warn the people that the British were marching to Lexington and Concord. Author David Hacket Fischer looks beyond the myth to explore what really transpired.4/5.