Paul Reveres Midnight Ride Essay

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Paul Reveres Midnight Ride

Paul Revere was a very patriotic man who would later save some of the leaders of what now
is our country. Paul was a silversmith in the town of Boston. He came over to the
colonies from France. His father taught him the silversmiths trade. He also became a gold
and copper smith. Then on, He became very interested in patriotism and independence from
Britain. He engraved alot of cartoons which were published in the Boston news papers. He
was also one of the fifty people who took place in the Boston Tea party. He married Sarah
Orne and had eight kids who most died at infancy. Then his wife Sarah died after having
their eighth child . A few years later he married Rachel Walker and had eight more
children. He served for the people of Boston as a special messenger.(101)

On March 5, 1770 people were taunting the British and throwing snowballs at them . They
got so fed up and started firing shots. Six people were killed. The Boston Massacre was
just one of the many violent acts that were to follow. After the Boston Massacre the
British removed all taxes except for a small tax on tea. Boston wasn’t the only town who
refused the tea just one of the most violent. Paul Revere and his accomplices came up with
a plan. They would paint their faces and dress up like Indians and go aboard the boat
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