Liberty's Kids Episode 40: "We the People"
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"Liberty's Kids" is an animated educational television series that originally aired from 2002 to 2003. It aimed to teach children about the events and significance of the American Revolution. The show follows the adventures of three main characters: James, Sarah, and Henri, who are young journalists working for Benjamin Franklin's newspaper, the Pennsylvania Gazette.
Throughout the series, the characters witness and report on important historical events, such as the Boston Tea Party, the signing of the Declaration of Independence, the Battle of Yorktown, and more. They interact with various prominent figures from the American Revolution, including George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams, and Abigail Adams, among others.
The show's goal was to provide an engaging and educational portrayal of history, teaching young viewers about the ideals of freedom, liberty, and the struggles faced by the colonists during the American Revolution. It combined historical accuracy with fictional characters and storylines to make history accessible and enjoyable for its audience.
This episode is a perfect introduction to the Constitutional Convention of 1787. It begins by going over Shays' Rebellion and ends with the formation of the U.S. Constitution.
This product includes a few definitions of key terms and a visual of the United States government under the U.S. Constitution. This product also includes 10-questions that will help keep your students focused throughout the episode. Lastly, this product includes a complete teacher key. Ready to print and ready to use! No Prep!
You can find the video here: Liberty's Kids Episode 40
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