The whole ride fable comes from a Longfellow poem. This includes the signal.His most important thing is the flier of the Boston Massacre. He drew the event and it was mainly propaganda made to incite the colonist against the British.Revere was stopped by a British patrol and his horse taken. He never finished the ride, but two men did. They were named Prescott and Dawes. In 1861 Revere came to fame through a poem written by Longfellow on the eve of the civil war. He was trying to write about patriotism and remind people that they were one nation. This poem has been used as history and it isn't.
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