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Paul Revere's Ride

Paul Revere, the American patriot, and Thomas Gage, a senior British army officer, shared a number of things in common, despite being on different sides of a rapidly-developing conflict. For one...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2020 10:07 am UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

After the Boston Tea Party in December 1773, the English government sent large numbers of soldiers to Massachusetts. They soon came under the command of Thomas Gage, the newly appointed military...

Latest answer posted June 24, 2020 4:54 pm UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

David Hackett Fischer notes that the story of Paul Revere is deeply imbedded in American popular culture and memory of the American Revolution. Despite that, his legendary ride has received very...

Latest answer posted July 13, 2020 2:54 pm UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

In his historical narrative Paul Revere's Ride, David Hackett Fischer sets out to describe the role of Revere at the beginning of the American Revolution. Fischer attempts to place Revere squarely...

Latest answer posted June 21, 2020 3:37 pm UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

You want to consider Bloom's Taxonomy when writing a good open-ended question. Basically, you can never go wrong by asking people to place themselves in another's shoes, or make a judgement. Here...

Latest answer posted September 27, 2011 4:50 am UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

According to David Hackett Fischer in his book, Paul Revere's Ride, the primary characters in this historical account are Paul Revere, a merchant and organizer of the "Bostonian resistance," and...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2011 9:14 am UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

When correspondence is so easy in today's world, it is hard to believe the amount of effort and planning it took to communicate during the Revolutionary War. Paul Revere, who was living in Boston,...

Latest answer posted August 29, 2011 6:35 am UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

In David Hackett Fischer's Paul Revere's Ride, the author avoids portraying Revere as a man of mythological proportions, but presents instead someone on a mission of deep political and military...

Latest answer posted August 28, 2011 3:45 am UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

Paul Revere’s legendary midnight ride warning of the impending British invasion during the Revolutionary War period reached mythological status in American culture. This story has been simplified...

Latest answer posted January 4, 2020 8:00 pm UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

In David Hackett Fischer's book, Paul Revere's Ride, April 19th refers to the Battles at Lexington and Concord. The "skirmish" at Lexington was the most controversial because it is considered by...

Latest answer posted August 30, 2011 6:36 am UTC

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Paul Revere's Ride

Though most people would quickly point to the day of Paul Revere's famous ride as the most important day in his life, it could also be argued that in many ways it was one of the least important as...

Latest answer posted November 25, 2011 8:59 am UTC

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