By Stephanie Bearce
George Washington had his personal mystery brokers, employed pirates to struggle the British, and helped Congress smuggle guns, yet you will not study that during your heritage books! study the real tales of the yank Revolution and the way spies used musket balls, books, and laundry to ship messages. detect the feminine Paul Revere, clear up a secret agent puzzle, and make your individual disappearing ink. it is all a part of the real tales from the head mystery documents of background. have a look for those who dare, yet be cautious! a few secrets and techniques are supposed to remain hidden...
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Revere arranged with his friend, Robert Newman, the sextant of Old North Church in Boston, to give a signal to the people of Charlestown. One lantern meant the British would be moving by land south of town, and two lanterns meant they were crossing the river north of town. The signal was not for Revere, but meant to warn the citizens if the riders could not get through with the message. That night, Paul Revere received information from other spies that the British were indeed planning to capture and imprison John Hancock and Samuel Adams and attack the colonists.
The current was strong and the swirling waters pulled her under twice. Dicey fought the river and pulled herself dripping and cold onto the opposite riverbank. After resting a few minutes, she got up and walked the rest of the way to the camp. She arrived just a little after her brothers and their men returned from an expedition. The men were exhausted but grateful and agreed to leave the base. Dicey began the long walk back home. She made it back in time to cook her father breakfast. The old man never realized his daughter had been gone all night or that she had broken his rule about visiting her brothers.
When you return, check to see where the tea leaves are now. Imagine having an entire harbor full of thousands of pounds of tea leaves! Nathan Hale Nathan Hale stood in a row with the other officers. They had all been summoned to Lieutenant Colonel Thomas Knowlton’s office for a secret meeting. The colonel quietly explained that a volunteer was needed to gather information on the position and strength of the British troops in Manhattan, NY. In September of 1776, New York City was a stronghold of the British.