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Liberty's Kids

Liberty's Kids Videos

Liberty`s Kids: #01 "The Boston Tea Party"

This video is really good to watch if you are studying about American Revolution. This video is about the Boston Tea Party which happened in 16th December 1773. The Boston Tea Party is referred to "the destruction of the tea." It's the reaction from the tea tax.

Liberty`s Kids: #02 "The Intolerable Act"

This video is really good to watch if you are studying about American Revolution. This video is about the Intolerable Act. It can also be called the Quartering Act, Boston Port Bill, Administration of Justice Act, Coercive Act, Massachusetts Government Act, and the Quebec Act.

Liberty`s Kids #03 United We Stand

This video is really good to watch if you are studying about American Revolution. James learns about mob rule when a British sailor is tarred and feathered; Sarah and Henri meet Abigail Adams. "When a person is tarred, the tar is like hot oil. The tar burns a man's cloth on to his skin. When you peel the tar off, you peel the skin away.

Liberty`s Kids #04 Liberty or Death

This video is really good to watch if you are studying about American Revolution. James, Sarah, Henri, and Moses witness Patrick Henry`s speech in Virginia; Moses tries to save his brother from a slave auction. The colonies have to choose between being united and gain liberty, or death. Even though the colonies wanted to have liberty, they did not give what they wanted to the slaves.

Liberty`s Kids #05 Midnight Ride

Sarah and James deliver a message to Dr. Joseph Warren in Boston.

Paul Revere was employed by the Boston Committee of Correspondence and the Massachusetts Committee of Safety as an express rider to carry news, messages, and copies of resolutions as far away as New York and Philadelphia. On the evening of April 18, 1775, Paul Revere was sent for by Dr. Joseph Warren and instructed to ride to Lexington, Massachusetts, to warn Samuel Adams and John Hancock that British troops were marching to arrest them.

Liberty`s Kids #06 The Shot Heard Round the World

James and Sarah report from opposite sides at the battle of Lexington.

"The Shot Heard Round the World" is a phrase that represent several historical incidents. It's meaning is that the American Revolution made the world changed. The colonies united and fought against the Great Britain, which everyone knew that Britain had the most powerful military, while the colonies had minute men. When the Americans won the war, other colonies from other parts of Europe decided to follow American's step-to make their own revolution.

Liberty`s Kids: #07 Green Mountain Boys

James learns about the settlers` struggles in the New Hampshire Grants; Sarah looks for a place to settle in the Green Mountains.

The Green Mountain Boys were a militia organization which was first established in 1760s. The Green Mountain Boys were created in southwestern Vermont, and were made up of men from Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut that held land titles from New Hampshire that entitled them land between Lake Champlain and the Connecticut River, which is modern day Vermont.

Liberty`s Kids: #08 The Second Continental Congress

James unknowingly befriends a British spy; Sarah and Moses help fix George Washington`s carriage.

The Second Continental Congress started on May 10, 1775. The delegates of the 13 colonies gathered in Philadelphia to discuss their next steps.

Liberty`s Kids #09 Bunker Hill

James witnesses the battle at Bunker Hill; Sarah searches for a British officer; Henri is a messenger.

The Battle of Bunker Hill took place on June 17, 1775, mostly on and around Breed's Hill. The battle is named after the adjacent Bunker Hill, which was peripherally involved in the battle and was the original objective of both colonial and British troops, and is occasionally referred to as the "Battle of Breed's Hill."

Liberty`s Kids #10 Postmaster General Franklin

Patriot mail falls into British hands; James and Sarah evade British troops while carrying important letters to New York.

When the Philadelphia patriots find out that some of their mail isn't being delivered to the right people by the British-controlled postal service, James and Sarah volunteer to carry important letters to New York.