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Paul Revere’s Ride and the One-Third Rule

3 years agoHumor : Britannica Blog

One-third of the colonials supported the American Revolution, one-third opposed it, and one-third didn't care. Right? Well, probably not—and another old bit of classroom dogma crumbles.
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Facts, Fables, and Fiction about “Paul Revere’s Ride”

History / US History : Boston 1775 (4 years ago)

On the remaining Wednesdays in September, the Paul Revere Memorial Association [i.e., the Paul Revere House, getting fancy] is presenting a series of lectures on the theme “One Hundred and Fifty Years of ‘Paul Revere’s Ride’: Facts,... Read Post

Old North As You’ve Never Seen It

History / US History : Boston 1775 (4 years ago)

Last night I went to Bob Damon’s talk at the Old South Meeting House, part of the Paul Revere Memorial Association’s lectures on the legacy of Paul Revere’s ride and “Paul Revere’s Ride,” the poem. He showed half of this stereograph... Read Post

150 Years of “Paul Revere’s Ride”

History / US History : Boston 1775 (5 years ago)

This year marks the 150th anniversary of one of the most important events in determining how Americans remember the start of the American Revolution: Henry W. Longfellow wrote and published “Paul Revere’s Ride.” Before then, Revere ... Read Post

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