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Six Degrees of Paul Revere. People, Places and Events of the American Revolution. More Than a Midnight Messenger . Who was Paul Revere? Held no high offices Wrote none of the great papers Commanded no army “Mercury of the American Revolution” At the center of pivotal events

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six degrees of paul revere

Six Degrees of Paul Revere

People, Places and Events

of the American Revolution

more than a midnight messenger
More Than a Midnight Messenger
  • Who was Paul Revere?
    • Held no high offices
    • Wrote none of the great papers
    • Commanded no army
  • “Mercury of the American Revolution”
    • At the center of pivotal events
    • His actions mobilized the actions of others
  • Paul Revere video on Biography.com
join or die
Join or Die

http://www.earlyamerica.com/earlyamerica/firsts/cartoon/snake.jpg

sons of liberty2
Sons of Liberty

Samuel Adams

Patrick Henry

John Hancock

James Otis

Dr. Joseph Warren

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Son of a merchant and a brewer

  • Tax collector
  • Founder of Sons of Liberty
  • Elected to Massachusetts Assembly
  • Signer of Declaration of Independence
  • Governor of Massachusetts
patrick henry
Patrick Henry
  • Served in the Virginia House of Burgesses and the Continental Congress
  • Protested British tyranny
  • Reputation as a passionate and fiery orator
  • "Give me liberty or give me death!"
  • Five-term governor of Virginia
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Elected to Boston Assembly, 1766

  • President of the 2nd Continental Congress
  • Signer of Declaration of Independence
  • Elected Governor of Massachusetts
james otis
James Otis
  • Passionate and effective protector of American rights during the 1760s
  • Served as advocate general to Vice Admiralty Court
  • Passed over for judgeship - fueled a desire for revenge
  • “A man’s house is his castle”
dr joseph warren
Dr Joseph Warren
  • Close friend to Samuel Adams
  • Wrote a number of essays during Stamp Act Congress
  • Member of St. Andrews Masonic Lodge in Boston
  • Killed in action early in American Revolution
references
References

Paul Revere’s Ride

http://www.revolutionary-war-and-beyond.com/facts-on-paul-revere.html

http://www.biography.com/articles/Paul-Revere-9456172

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Six Degrees of Paul Revere

People, Places and Events

of the American Revolution