1). What two mistakes did Paul make before his big ride?
The first mistake Paul made was that he forgot the cloth for the oars. The second mistake was that he forgot the spurs for his big ride.
2). How did he correct his mistakes?
He asked a lady for some cloth to correct his first mistake. She gave him her flannel petticoat. He sent a note to his wife with the dog to get his spurs.
3). What mistake did John Hancock make when they left town? Why was this a mistake?
John Hancock made the mistake of leaving a trunk full of important papers in a Lexington Cavern. The text states this was a mistake because he didn't want the English to find those papers.