Liberty Kids Series
EPISODE 06: James, reporting on the Minutemen, and Sarah, falling in with the British forces, report from both sides on the “shot heard round the world” at Lexington. They each leave the scene fearful of what the future will bring though James is caught up with the romanticism of fighting for liberty.
HISTORICAL CONTENT: The Revolutionary War begins with the battles of Lexington and Concord. Minutemen — citizens taking up arms — fight the powerful, experienced Red Coats. They are outnumbered and outgunned but refuse to back down until shots are fired.
EMOTIONAL TAKEAWAY: Violence must be the last resort in any dispute for once it starts it is very hard to stop.
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