AND FIRED THE SHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLD.
(Relocated from the April 2007 archive.)
Please visit Forward Movement's chronology of the events of April 18 and 19, 1775, with excerpts from primary sources, and the Right Wing Nut House exegesis of "Paul Revere's Ride."
Let [petty] tyrants shake their iron rods,William Billings, Chester. (The version I learned included the "petty.")
And Slav'ry clank her galling chains.
We fear them not, we trust in God.
New England's God forever reigns.