The Question and Answer section for Johnny Tremain is a great resource to ask questions, find answers, and discuss the novel.
They learn exactly when the troops will be moving.
Johnny struggles with the violent means of political process. Johnny believes in the cause of Colonial Boston but is perplexed by the violent measues and mob mentality that are instituted to achieve this goal.
The silver cup left to Johnny by his mother proves he is a member of the Lyte family. It is proof of his heritage.