Revere was born in Boston in December 1734. He learned
how to be a gold and silversmith from his father when
he was 19 years old. Paul Revere had a gold and
silversmith shop for more than 40 years. He made
spoons, cups, trays, and tea sets. Paul Revereís work
was very decorative and expensive. When money was low
Paul Revere worked copper plate engravings.
1756 he volunteered to fight the French at Lake
George, New York. One year later he got married to
Rachel Walker. They had eight children.
Revere joined the Sons of Liberty. This group joined
up and threw tea off the English boat into the
Atlantic Ocean. The tea was worth $75,000. They did
this to make the English mad because they placed more
taxes on the tea.
April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was sent to warn Samuel
Adams and John Hancock that the British troops were
coming to arrest them. Thatís why he rode nearly 700
miles in 11 days to spread the news.
died May 10, 1818 at the age of 83.