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Every-Day Edit: Paul Revere's Ride

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Paul revere was born on January 1 1735. He grew up to become a silversmith, but he were best known for his famous ride. On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere is sent to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that the British were coming He stop at every house to warn they. Two other men, William Dawes and Samuel Prescott, also rode hoarses, but Paul Revere became famous. All 3 men were arrested by the British but Hancock and Adams were safe.

 

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Paul Revere was born on January 1, 1735. He grew up to become a silversmith, but he was best known for his famous ride. On April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was sent to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that the British were coming. He stopped at every house to warn them. Two other men, William Dawes and Samuel Prescott, also rode horses, but Paul Revere became famous. All three men were arrested by the British, but Hancock and Adams were safe.

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