Sons of Liberty (2015): S01E03 – Independence

Introduction Sons of Liberty is an American television miniseries dramatising the early American Revolution events in Boston, Massachusetts, the start of the Revolutionary War, and the negotiations of the Second Continental Congress which resulted in drafting and signing the 1776 United States Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Outline The start of the American Revolution… Read More

Sons of Liberty (2015): S01E02 – The Uprising

Introduction Sons of Liberty is an American television miniseries dramatising the early American Revolution events in Boston, Massachusetts, the start of the Revolutionary War, and the negotiations of the Second Continental Congress which resulted in drafting and signing the 1776 United States Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Outline After the Colonists destroy 600,000 pounds… Read More

Sons of Liberty (2015): S01E01 – A Dangerous Game

Introduction Sons of Liberty is an American television miniseries dramatising the early American Revolution events in Boston, Massachusetts, the start of the Revolutionary War, and the negotiations of the Second Continental Congress which resulted in drafting and signing the 1776 United States Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Outline Still a group of colonies living… Read More

Sons of Liberty TV Series Overview (2015)

Introduction Sons of Liberty is an American television miniseries dramatising the early American Revolution events in Boston, Massachusetts, the start of the Revolutionary War, and the negotiations of the Second Continental Congress which resulted in drafting and signing the 1776 United States Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Outline The miniseries is set in the… Read More

Liberty! The American Revolution (1997): S01E06 – Are We to Be a Nation?

Introduction Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States’ independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Outline Are We to Be a Nation? (1783-1788). Creating the new nation, Washington resigns his commission, Noah Webster standardises American English, Shays’ Rebellion, the… Read More

Liberty! The American Revolution (1997): S01E05 – The World Turned Upside Down

Introduction Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States’ independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Outline The World Turned Upside Down (1778-1783). The French alliance, General Clinton’s campaign in the south, the siege of Charleston, General Cornwallis’s strategy to… Read More

Liberty! The American Revolution (1997): S01E04 – Oh Fatal Ambition!

Introduction Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States’ independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Outline Oh Fatal Ambition! (1777-1778). Benjamin Franklin appeals for French assistance, Gen. Burgoyne’s incursion from the north and the fall of Fort Ticonderoga, the… Read More

Liberty! The American Revolution (1997): S01E03 – The Times That Try Men’s Souls

Introduction Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States’ independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Outline The Times That Try Men’s Souls (1776-1777). The British army arrives under General Howe, Washington’s formation of an American army, division of colonies… Read More

Liberty! The American Revolution (1997): S01E02 – Blows Must Decide

Introduction Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States’ independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Outline Blows Must Decide (1774-1776). The Coersive/Intolerable Acts, military reinforcement of Boston, the first Continental Congress, the battles of Lexington and Concord and the… Read More

Liberty! The American Revolution (1997): S01E01 – The Reluctant Revolutionaries

Introduction Liberty! The American Revolution is a six-hour documentary miniseries about the Revolutionary War, and the instigating factors, that brought about the United States’ independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Outline The Reluctant Revolutionaries (1763-1774). Introduction of the major players, life as British colonists, the Stamp Act, The Declaratory Act, the Boston Massacre, taxation… Read More