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Paul Revere’s Ride and the One-Third Rule

2 years agoOdd : 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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Boston Man Behind Palin’s Paul Revere History Speaks: She ‘Misplaced Facts’

Odd : Death and Taxes (3 years ago)

The head of Boston's Old North Church who gave Sarah Palin a history lesson about Paul Revere says she "misplaced facts" in her infamous video interview about Revere's midnight ride. Boston Man Behind Palin’s Paul Revere History Spe... 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 (4 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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