They didn't want anyone to get hurt?
They wanted to be ready to fight.
They knew that weapons were scarce.
It's the biggest warship the British have.
The ship's reflection is magnified in the water.
The ship looks bigger than it really is because of his imagination.
He sees a bridge of boats and he also sees Paul Revere waiting and watching for a sign.
He sees the British marching towards Boston.
From the church tower, he sees the minuteman getting ready to fight.
The lanterns communicate when the British were leaving.
The lanterns communicate whether they had enough ammunition to fight the British.
The lanterns communicate whether the British were marching out of Boston by land or rowing across the Charles River by sea
They wanted to surprise the town and take the ammunition that was stored there.
They wanted to capture the leaders of the "Sons of Liberty".
They wanted to burn down the town and take all patriots as prisoners.
He had helped with the Boston Tea Party, spied on British Troops, and carried news to the Continental Congress by horseback several times
He had helped write the Declaration of Independence and was an ambassador to England.
He wrote news in a pamphlet, voiced his opinion during the Continental Congress, and was a "Sons of Liberty" member.
He thought that two people hanging the lanterns and giving the signal would be safer.
He asked a friend to hang the lanterns because he was afraid to do it.
He was worried that he might not get out of Boston safely to spread the alarm.
The lanterns told how the British were going to move.
Some people wanted independence, but others wanted British rule.
Only one patriot made it to Concord.
A village shop in Lexington
A farmhouse in the countryside
A building in which soldiers live
Quick to act
Happy to be somewhere
Angry at the government
A team of detectives
A family of royalty
A group of soldiers