The History s Heroes series, launched in September, recounts America s greatest historical stories using the latest digital animation technologies. Devoted to young learners, the series is storytelling at its best.
Each vividly computer-animated DVD tells the story of a particular American hero or heroine through colorful characters who actually talk to young viewers, instead of at them. The events and values of our American heritage are brought to life with delightful humor, vivid 3-D animation, and easy-to-follow storylines all in a format children love, understand, and can enjoy over and over. In the series latest title, Paul Revere: Midnight Ride, host Ellie, a charming, emerald-eyed eagle and niece of original host Boomer , introduces young patriots to Paul Revere, who was chosen for one of history s most important missions: ride from Boston to Lexington, Mass.
Come along on a risky ferry ride across the Charles River past the British blockade; await the infamous one if by land, two if by sea lantern signal; ride by moonlight to warn the Minuteman captain in Medford; and rendezvous with the colonials in Concord. Viewers are with Paul every step of the way as he completes his task with an occasional helping hand er, wing from Ellie to prepare the American rebels for what would become the Battle of Lexington, kick-starting the American Revolution with the shot heard round the world.
The excitement of the events never wanes as the dramatic animation and narration carries us right into the heart of the action. Aiding Ellie is Ralph Waldo Emerson, who penned the infamous One if by land, two if by sea poem inspired by these events.
Additional titles will follow in coming months. Fun activities, profiles of American heroes and heroines, additional information about our country s history, and homework help can be found at historys heroes website.
Skip to main content. See All Buying Options. Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color:. And on a personal note, if the Rock Hall can induct the Dave Clark Five and I agreed with their inclusion , then the Raiders are long overdue. This is my favorite era of the Raiders. My sister got Midnight Ride for Christmas It's a great album by a great American rock and roll band. I received Spirit of '67 for my birthday in April ' It's even better than the prior release!!!
And they were competing well! They definitely rocked harder than any popular American rock and roll band at the time- including the great American bands at that time: The Byrds, the Beach Boys or the Lovin' Spoonful.
With Revolution, which my brother received for his birthday, the group had had a major change in personnel. Two of their most popular all-time members left the band.
Joe Correro, Jr was the drummer. He's an excellent drummer! Charlie Coe plays bass on Revolution. Musically, these are a must for fans who want to hear American rock from the mid 60s. See all reviews. Top reviews from other countries. The sound is really great and the fine productions especially the last three albums really come to their right.
The group had in its heyday an image that was often often a bit problematic, as they especially Mark Lindsay had the ambition to be taken seriously as creative artists. Producer Terry Melchior was the man who helped stimulating and realizing these ambitions.
There is a clear development to discover from "Here We Come" from to the highly ambitious "Revolution" of All five albums are in their own ways worthwhile, with the first two perhaps belong most to the category og garage rock and the three following could rasther be called psych rock.
The melodic catchy element is consistent on all five albums. There are fine notes with background information on the group written by Ian McFarlane on the 12 page booklet. No bonus tracks are included for any of the five albums, so if you want interesting non-album releases, too, I can recommend the 3 CDs set "The Complete Columbia Singles". Truly the American version of the Beatles, always loved them, better than the Monkees with some fabulous 60's early 70's pop.
Always surprised when they didn't make much impact in the UK. Probably too late as we had already doneit been there and worn the tee shirt. If one failed, the other could get through. Joseph Warren sent first for William Dawes, directing him to take the land route out of Boston.
He was to alert the towns of Roxbury, Cambridge and Menotomy now Arlington on his way to Lexington, where he was to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock of the impending threat. Dawes had made a few rides for the freedom fighters, but he was not as well known as Revere. Therefore, he was less likely to be stopped. He traveled frequently and had befriended British guards -- guards who may have helped slip him through the checkpoints that night.
Dawes was also a good actor. He'd disappear beneath a big hat and affect the voice of a drunk or a country farmer to allay suspicions. He left Boston around p. A half-hour later, Warren sent for Paul Revere. He sent Revere to warn Adams and Hancock by the water route; Revere was to cross the Charles River and then continue on horseback to Lexington. First, Revere needed to carry out some arrangements he'd already made to alert Charlestown of any British movement.
He contacted the church's sexton to hold up two lanterns, indicating that the British were going by water. Two friends rowed Revere across the bay, paddling around warships. On the other side, the patriots were ready for him, having received his signal. He borrowed a horse and set off for Lexington, dodging British patrols and waking up the villages he passed along the way.
They were at first concerned that Dawes had not arrived yet, but he showed up about a half-hour later. The men went to a tavern for an hour, where they decided that the true aim of the British was to attack the supplies at Concord and not the patriots in Lexington.
Saddling up again, Revere and Dawes headed out to warn Concord, as well as the homes along the way. To learn how Samuel Prescott joined the ride and about Revere's run-in with British troops, go to the next page. For some, the midnight ride conjures images of Paul Revere riding through the night, shouting out, "The British are coming! The British are coming! Instead, Revere spread his message subtly by saying, "The Regulars are coming.
The troops called the colonists country people, provincials, Yankees, peasants or rebels. WOOD, Grant. In Benezit Dictionary of Artists. Oxford Art Online. You are commenting using your WordPress. You are commenting using your Google account. You are commenting using your Twitter account. You are commenting using your Facebook account.
Notify me of new comments via email. Notify me of new posts via email. Cole, S. Grant Wood: The lithographs. New York: Associated American Artists. Share this: Twitter Facebook.Paul Revere gave a deposition to the Massachusetts Provincial Congress about the most famous midnight ride in history. The Congress wanted to establish that the British had fired the first shots in the Battle of Lexington and chnagadardesema.lapnetptechycabolahaserukagols.co Revere couldn’t help them with that, but he told a great story.. I, Paul Revere, of Boston, in the colony of the Massachusetts Bay in New .