The answer is A: Hang two lanterns in the Belfry arch.

What did Paul Revere tell his friend to do if the British were attacked by sea?

The answer is A: Hang two lanterns in the Belfry arch.

Did Paul Revere hang two lanterns?

Late in the evening of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere got word that the British were about to set out on a raid of the Provincial Congress’ military supplies stockpiled in Concord. He ordered fellow Patriots to set two lighted lanterns in the belfry of Boston’s Christ Church (Old North Church).

What happened to the British troops at Concord?

The British suffered only one casualty. The militia was outnumbered and fell back, and the regulars proceeded on to Concord, where they broke apart into companies to search for the supplies….

Battles of Lexington and Concord
49 killed 39 wounded 5 missing 73 killed 174 wounded 53 missing

What did the British do at Concord?

On the night of April 18, 1775, hundreds of British troops marched from Boston to nearby Concord in order to seize an arms cache. Paul Revere and other riders sounded the alarm, and colonial militiamen began mobilizing to intercept the Redcoat column.

What does the British ship Somerset most clearly symbolize in Paul Revere’s ride?

5. What might the British ship Somerset symbolize? The Somerset symbolizes the threat of British rule.

Who became a traitor after he sold military information to the British?

Benedict Arnold

Why did British troops lead General Gage march toward Concord?

In February 1775, British Parliament declared that the colony of Massachusetts was in a state of rebellion. Gage ordered Lieutenant Colonel Francis Smith to gather 700 British Army soldiers and march to Concord, where the rebels were reportedly storing mass quantities of arms and ammunition.

What does Hardly a man is now alive mean?

Hardly a man is now alive. Who remembers that famous day and year. This is talking about the fact that the poem was written much later, in 1860. By then, the generation that had fought the war was pretty much gone. The famous ride had happened 85 years ago, so anyone who remembered it would have to be really old.