A letter to my students Thursday, March 27, I wrote this yesterday after my students performed poems they had memorized. Yeah, it's sappy, but as George Washington once said, "Sappy's aiight every once in a while, y'all. It's been particularly hard lately because we're in the middle of standardized testing season, which, as you know, turns us all into crazy people. You guys take 6 tests a week to see if you're ready for the battery of standardized tests coming up, while I have to "drill and kill" you as administrators breathe down my neck, because their bosses are breathing down their necks, because the state is breathing down the districts' necks, and so on.
We are neither affiliated with the author of this essay nor responsible for its content. Patriot, silversmith, engraver, and republican, he was destined to be a hero. The third born of eight children Revere learned early the lesson of perseverance, a lesson that would be an important in his later life, Revere would need to keep on going no mater what obstacles appeared in his way.
Revere attended school in Boston where he got a sufficient education as well as in the shop with his father and the wharves of where he lived. Around the time of Reveres newly found job the first indications of the Revolutionary War were be gossiped about around the town.
On the twenty-second day of July, Reveres father died in his sleep. He was buried in the Old Granary. Paul was very distraught over losing his father. They were close, more like friends than father and son. After his fathers death Paul became the man of the house. He had to take on more responsibilities and work harder to support his large family.
After a while the stress was weighing him down and it was probably some sort relief when he went to fight the French. In he returned. In the year James Otis made his famous speech to Revere it would be know as the year that he fought his cousin Francis husband.
The reasons why these two young men fought are not known but are probably logical considering that Revere was not the brawling type.
All the while Revere is still making silver. Smallpox strikes the Reveres household as well as the rest of Boston. He called them his little lambs. Luckily none of them died nor did Sara. Pope day of this year, November 5got out of hand and riots were started.
Many were killed and brutally maimed. Revere was outraged over this, but this was the last completely unrestrained old-fashioned pope day in Boston.
Times were rough now for the Reveres, with five children to support Revere is forced to take up new traded to make ends meat. He joins the sundry clubs, revolutionary in character, tries his skills in engraving and dentistry, but still does best as a silversmith.
On Friday, September Fighting drove on and years later a bloody battle on king street lead to an engraving done by Revere that would be remembered forever. A farm, soon the Revere family would acquire mare, sheep, and livestock.
Life was good at their new establishment but now a terror crept up again. It was May 3, when Sary died, Paul was heart broken.Retail Catalog NoR SPRING err.^s^rr^_rr +^ea 0 q Helping you make things better This comput.
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- Paul Revere Paul Revere was a man of many talents, a “Jack Of All Trades” if you will. Patriot, silversmith, engraver, and republican, he was destined to be a hero. Born to parents Apollos De Rivoire, a French Huguenot, and Deborah Hitchbourn, Paul Revere came into the world on January 1, in Boston Massachusetts.
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