Paul Revere

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  • Paul Revere is born

    Paul Revere is born
    Born in late December 1734.
  • Paul Revere becomes an apprentice silversmith

    Paul Revere becomes an apprentice silversmith
    He leaves school to study silversmith under his father
  • Paul Revere volunteers to fight

    Paul Revere volunteers to fight
    Paul Revere volunteered to fight against the French in Lake George, New York. He was a second lieutenant.
  • Paul Revere joins The Sons of Liberty

    Paul Revere joins The Sons of Liberty
    People began preparing for agitation against the Stamp act
  • Stamp Act

    Stamp Act
    The British enact the Stamp Act, which is a tax on the colonies. This hurts Reveres buisness
  • Boston Massacre

    Boston Massacre
    5 colonists were killed
  • Boston Tea Party

    Boston Tea Party
    Paul Revere is the leader of the Boston Tea Party
  • The Mechanics

    The Mechanics
    Paul Revere founded the first patriot intelligence network on record. The Mechanics, also referred to as the Liberty Boys, spied on British soldiers and met regularly (in the legendary Green Dragon Tavern) to share information.
  • Paul Revere is sent to Philadelphia

    Paul Revere is sent to Philadelphia
    Revere was sent to Philadelphia to study the working of the only powder mill in the colonies.
  • Paul Revere performs his famous midnight run

    Paul Revere performs his famous midnight run
    Paul Revere has to warn the leaders and local militia. He instructs Robert Newman, to have one lantern, in the steeple, for land, and two for water. This led up to the Lexington and Concord battles.
  • Paul Revere opens Bell Foundry in Boston

    Paul Revere opens Bell Foundry in Boston
    Revere was eager to manufacture other metals so he opened Bell Foundry. He made parts for ships, silver, cannons, and bells.
  • Retired

    Retired
    In 1811, at the age of 76, Paul Revere retired and left his well-established copper business in the hand of his sons and grandsons.
  • Paul Revere dies

    Paul Revere dies
    Dies at age 83, in his home on Charter street in Boston
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