April Morning: Midnight Ride
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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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  1. Why are the "regulars" out? What do they want?
  2. Who are the riders summoning?
  3. What is the dilemma about before they ring the bell?

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    Compare and contrast a fictional portrayal of a time, place, or character and a historical account o...
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    identify historical figures such as Paul Revere, Abigail Adams, World War II Women Airforce Service ...
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    explain the issues surrounding important events of the American Revolution, including declaring inde...

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