Summary Of Paul Revere's Ride

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Paul Revere's Ride Paul Revere's Ride, written by David Hackett Fischer, is about Paul Revere, General Thomas Gage and the world of Boston's revolutionary movement. The book depicts the two sides of the American Revolution and helps better the understanding of why it happened. Oxford University Press in New York published the book in 1994. Paul Revere was born on the small island of Guernsey in the English Channels. Paul and his family came to Boston, by boat, when he was twelve years old, after escaping the Catholic persecution of Protestant Huguenots in France. He began to work under an elderly goldsmith after he arrived in Boston. When he was old enough, he opened his own goldsmith business. At the age of 19 he took over his fathers goldsmith business when he died. Paul was a successful goldsmith, but he was also very active in his community. Paul gained access to the other leading political people of the town of Boston and he was invited to join their elite groups that controlled local politics. He later becomes a regular member of their inner circle, which included such people as James Otis, Benjamin Edes, John Hancock and Sam Adams. Being in the inner circle with…show more content…
Paul Revere's Ride is about Paul Revere, General Thomas Gage and the world of Boston's revolutionary movement. It depicted the two sides of the American Revolution and helped the reader better the understanding of why it happened. The book had many strengths. One of its strengths was that it showed what Paul Revere actually did to help the Americas to be ready and win the revolution against the British. He not only helped by riding from town to town warning people that the British were coming, but he saved some of our founding fathers, such as Sam Adams and John Hancock. All in all, the book also didn't have many dull moments and it was a great historical

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