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

Liberty! The American Revolution Documentary Series Overview (1997)

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 From the passage of the Stamp Act (1765) through the ratification of the United States Constitution and Bill of Rights (1789). In addition… Read More

The Revolution (2006): S01E13 – A President and His Revolution

Introduction The Revolution (also known as The American Revolution) is a 2006 American miniseries from The History Channel composed of thirteen episodes which track the American Revolution from the Boston Massacre through the Treaty of Paris, which declared America’s independence from Great Britain. Outline The Revolution looks back at Washington’s role in the Revolution as… Read More

The Revolution (2006): S01E12 – Road to the Presidency

Introduction The Revolution (also known as The American Revolution) is a 2006 American miniseries from The History Channel composed of thirteen episodes which track the American Revolution from the Boston Massacre through the Treaty of Paris, which declared America’s independence from Great Britain. Outline The Revolution looks at the the first president of the United… Read More

The Revolution (2006): S01E11 – Becoming a Nation

Introduction The Revolution (also known as The American Revolution) is a 2006 American miniseries from The History Channel composed of thirteen episodes which track the American Revolution from the Boston Massacre through the Treaty of Paris, which declared America’s independence from Great Britain. Outline The Revolution examines the signing of the Treaty of Paris, Washington’s… Read More