April Morning: Midnight Ride
History → American History → The American Revolution
In a scene that reanimates Paul Revere's midnight ride, Moses Cooper rides through the night to alert the colonists that British forces are approaching Concord. He tells them to summon the militia, and they do so after contemplating their situation.
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Why are the "regulars" out? What do they want?
Who are the riders summoning?
What is the dilemma about before they ring the bell?
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Common Core State StandardsCompare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account o...
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