• Boston was part of the colonies (places
controlled by Britain). Revere was from here!
Massachusetts is the state that is RED on the
map below. It is located in the northeast part of
the United States.
Massachusetts was part of the 13
colonies that Britain (or England)
controlled from across the Atlantic
Ocean. People didn’t like paying taxes to
another country that wouldn’t help their
• Working hard for a long time.
He made cool things out of silver! He carried mail by horse!
He engraved things for people,
making objects look more
• Free to make one’s own choices.
When Britain stopped
controlling the American
people, they were……
Revere didn’t like how
Britain controlled the
American people and
never helped them.
• Someone living in the US, but being controlled
under British rule (patriots didn’t like this).
didn’t want to
send his hard
earned money to
a country he
didn’t live in, that
wasn’t going to
help make his
home any better.
Does anybody know what the
American symbol below is called?
• Freedom from control by another.
Paul Revere helped his country gain
its independence from Britain. He
helped form the United States of
America! Being a great silversmith,
he even made a bell, known as the
Liberty Bell, to symbolize America’s
• A person who makes objects out of silver.