Johnny Tremain - Chapter 11 Yankee Doodle Summary & Analysis

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Chapter 11 Yankee Doodle Summary

Paul Revere gets word to Dr. Warren before the British have information that there has been fighting at Lexington and Dr. Warren and most of the remaining Observers are able to get out of Boston before soldiers come to arrest them. Twelve hundred soldiers on the Common get off to a slow start due to miscommunication between officers. In the end they march off three hours late playing "Yankee Doodle."

All Boston waits for word and around noon rumors that the British have taken a beating begin to circulate. Soldiers begin going from door-to-door to arrest leaders of the rebellion and are furious to find that they are gone. Johnny finds the office of The Boston Observer ransacked but Mr. Lorne is well, though frightened, inside the featherbed his wife is pretending to mend. By evening Johnny can stand on Beacon Hill and...

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