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  • ♪ I SEE A LAND

  • WITH LIBERTY FOR ALL

  • YET STILL I KNOW

  • THE TRUTH WILL RISE AND FALL

  • THAT'S JUST THE WAY IT GOES

  • ♪ A WORD NOW TO THE WISE

  • THE WORLD WAS MADE TO CHANGE

  • EACH DAY IS A SURPRISE

  • ♪ I'M LOOKIN' AT LIFE THROUGH MY OWN EYES

  • ♪ I'M SEARCHING FOR A HERO TO IDOLIZE

  • FEELING THE PAIN AS INNOCENCE DIES

  • ♪ I'M LOOKIN' AT LIFE THROUGH MY OWN EYES

  • ♪ I TAKE MY HEART INTO BATTLE

  • GIVE THAT FREEDOM BELL A RATTLE

  • GET MY INDEPENDENCE SIGNED

  • DECLARE FOR IT ON THE DOTTED LINE

  • LET PHILADELPHIA FREEDOM RING

  • AND PATRIOTIC VOICES SING

  • RED, WHITE, AND BLUE, NEVER GIVE UP

  • YOU REPRESENT, AMERICA

  • ♪ I'M HOPIN' AND PRAYIN' ♪

  • FOR A BRIGHTER DAY

  • ♪ I LISTEN TO MY HEART AND I OBEY

  • HOW CAN I SEE IT ANY OTHER WAY? ♪

  • ♪ I'M LOOKIN' AT LIFE

  • THROUGH MY OWN EYES

  • CAPTIONING MADE POSSIBLE BY DIC ENTERTAINMENT AND THE U.S. DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION

  • Announcer: TODAY ON LIBERTY'S KIDS...

  • Sarah: LOOK! A FARM!

  • Moses: WE WON'T BE STOPPING

  • AT THAT FARM, SARAH. THEY'RE SLAVES.

  • Patrick Henry: I KNOW NOT WHAT COURSE OTHERS MAY TAKE.

  • BUT AS FOR ME,

  • GIVE ME LIBERTY

  • OR GIVE ME DEATH!

  • Sarah: HMM...

  • DEAREST MOTHER,

  • THE MOOD IN THE COLONIES HAS TURNED UGLY.

  • PARLIAMENT HAS PLACED THE PORT OF BOSTON

  • UNDER BLOCKADE AS PUNISHMENT FOR THE TEA PARTY.

  • WITH THE HARBOR CLOSED TO TRADE,

  • THE SUBJECTS OF BOSTON ARE IDLE AND SUFFER GREATLY.

  • TENSIONS ARE ON THE RISE.

  • DR. FRANKLIN'S PRINTING PRESS

  • IS WORKING AROUND THE CLOCK

  • TO KEEP UP WITH ALL THESE EVENTS.

  • MOSES! IT DID IT AGAIN!

  • THIS OLD THING IS A HUNK OF JUNK!

  • UNH! HOW ARE WE SUPPOSED TO GET OUT

  • THE LATEST NEWS FROM BOSTON

  • IF OUR PRESS KEEPS BREAKING DOWN?

  • JAMES, THIS POOR OLD PRESS IS READY FOR RETIREMENT.

  • HOWEVER, I HAVE JUST THE FIX.

  • GREAT! WHAT DO YOU NEED?

  • A WRENCH? A HAMMER?

  • I'LL FETCH IT FOR YOU.

  • A WAGON.

  • A WHAT?

  • A BIG, STURDY WAGON.

  • I MADE AN OFFER ON A NEW PRESS.

  • WE JUST HAVE TO PICK IT UP.

  • GREAT! WHERE IS IT? MARKET STREET?

  • WILLIAMSBURG.

  • WILLIAMSBURG? WILLIAMSBURG, VIRGINIA?

  • WE LEAVE AT THE FIRST LIGHT OF DAY.

  • BUT--BUT--

  • BUT NOTHING.

  • WE MUST HAVE A DEPENDABLE PRESS.

  • THE PEOPLE COUNT ON US FOR THEIR NEWS.

  • BESIDES, YOU NEVER CAN TELL

  • WHAT NEWS YOU'LL UNCOVER IN A DIFFERENT COLONY.

  • YES, BUT IS IT SAFE?

  • I MEAN, FOR YOU?

  • SLAVERY IS EVERYWHERE IN VIRGINIA.

  • IT'S NOT AT ALL LIKE BOSTON,

  • OR EVEN HERE IN PENNSYLVANIA.

  • THESE ARE DANGEROUS TIMES FOR EVERYONE,

  • AND I'M WILLING TO DO WHAT I CAN FOR THE COMMON CAUSE.

  • I WON'T BE WITHOUT SOME PROTECTION.

  • I HAVE THIS LETTER FROM DR. FRANKLIN.

  • IT ATTESTS THAT I AM A FREE MAN.

  • I CARRY IT WITH ME ALWAYS.

  • MOSES, IF THE COLONIES

  • HAD 10,000 MEN AS BRAVE AS YOU,

  • PARLIAMENT WOULDN'T DARE MESS WITH US.

  • SPEAKING OF MESS...

  • RIGHT. WHERE'S THE SOAP?

  • YOU DON'T KNOW?

  • WELL, LET'S SEE.

  • I USED IT JUST LAST SATURDAY.

  • MORE LIKE LAST JANUARY.

  • STILL WORKING? AT THIS HOUR?

  • SARAH, HENRI, BIG NEWS.

  • I'M GOING WITH MOSES TO VIRGINIA

  • TO BUY A NEW PRINTING PRESS.

  • AND LEAVE ME HERE ALONE WITH HER?

  • AND LEAVE ME HERE ALONE WITH HIM?

  • Both: I'M GOING WITH YOU!

  • [HORSES NEIGHING]

  • [BOTH GRUNTING]

  • James: I HOPE THIS NEW PRESS IS WORTH THE MONEY, MOSES.

  • AS DR. FRANKLIN SAID,

  • "A PENNY SAVED IS A PENNY EARNED."

  • THIS PRESS WILL SAVE US A VERY PRETTY PENNY.

  • HOW MUCH LONGER TILL WE GET TO WILLIAMSBURG?

  • YEAH. I'M HUNGRY.

  • YOU'RE ALWAYS HUNGRY.

  • I HOPE WE GET THERE IN TIME

  • FOR THE SESSION OF THE HOUSE OF BURGESSES.

  • I WANT TO HEAR PATRICK HENRY SPEAK.

  • PATRICK WHO?

  • PATRICK HENRY.

  • HE'S A LAWYER FROM VIRGINIA.

  • HE WAS A DELEGATE TO THE FIRST CONTINENTAL CONGRESS,

  • AND WHAT A SPEAKER!

  • DON'T TELL ME THIS PATRICK HENRY IS A REBEL.

  • HE'S NOT A REBEL, SARAH. HE'S A PATRIOT.

  • HE WANTS THE SOUTHERN COLONIES

  • TO JOIN THE COMMON CAUSE WITH NEW ENGLAND.

  • WHY WOULD A SUBJECT OF VIRGINIA CARE

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN MASSACHUSETTS?

  • IT'S A COMPLETELY DIFFERENT COUNTRY.

  • WITH MEN LIKE PATRICK HENRY,

  • IT MIGHT JUST BECOME ONE COUNTRY.

  • LOOK! A FARM! WHOA!

  • THOSE WORKERS WILL KNOW HOW FAR IT IS TO WILLIAMSBURG.

  • WE WON'T BE STOPPING AT THAT FARM, SARAH.

  • WHY NOT?

  • BECAUSE THOSE WORKERS AREN'T JUST WORKERS.

  • THEY'RE SLAVES.

  • LET'S GO.

  • Ben Franklin: LADY PHILLIPS,

  • HOW GRAND TO SEE YOU AGAIN.

  • DR. FRANKLIN, YOU'RE LEAVING US?

  • THE RUMOR IS TRUE, LADY PHILLIPS.

  • AS SOON AS I TIE UP MY AFFAIRS

  • HERE IN LONDON,

  • I WILL RETURN TO MY HOME.

  • TO PHILADELPHIA. TO AMERICA.

  • OH, DOCTOR, YOU WILL BE MISSED.

  • BY MY FRIENDS, PERHAPS,

  • BUT MY ENEMIES ARE IN FAR GREATER NUMBERS.

  • AND IF THEY SHED TEARS UPON MY DEPARTURE,

  • THEY SHALL BE TEARS OF JOY.

  • WHAT WORD HAVE YOU FROM YOUR LOVELY DAUGHTER, SARAH?

  • SHE'S OFF ON A TRIP TO WILLIAMSBURG,

  • WHICH IS THE CAPITAL OF THE COLONY

  • OF VIRGINIA, I BELIEVE.

  • DOES SHE SAY WHY?

  • I HAVEN'T HAD A LETTER IN SOME WEEKS NOW.

  • SOMETHING ABOUT BUYING A NEW PRINTING PRESS.

  • I TAKE COMFORT KNOWING SHE'S IN THE COMPANY OF YOUR PEOPLE

  • JAMES AND HENRI AND YOUR MAJOR DOMO, MOSES.

  • MOSES, YOU SAY?

  • IS THERE SOMETHING WRONG?

  • PERHAPS NOT.

  • BUT PERHAPS SO.

  • James: THIS MUST BE WILLIAMSBURG.

  • I SMELL HAM.

  • OOH. I ALSO SMELL MUTTON, ROAST BEEF, PUDDING, AND PIE.

  • I LOVE WILLIAMSBURG!

  • HENRI, YOU'RE PART BLOODHOUND.

  • IT IS QUITE BEAUTIFUL.

  • CIVILIZED.

  • IT REMINDS ME OF THE ENGLISH COUNTRYSIDE.

  • SOLD!

  • OH, MY GOODNESS! IS THAT--

  • YES, SARAH. THE AUCTION BLOCK.

  • THIS IS WHERE MY PEOPLE ARE SOLD LIKE CATTLE

  • TO THE HIGHEST BIDDER.

  • I WAS SOLD ON THE BLOCK

  • IN CHARLESTOWN, SOUTH CAROLINA,

  • BUT THEY'RE ALL THE SAME.

  • IT'S BARBARIC.

  • I CANNOT LOOK AT IT. NOT ANOTHER SECOND.

  • I WANT TO LEAVE THIS PLACE.

  • THE NEWSPAPER OFFICE IS RIGHT ACROSS THE STREET.

  • COME ON, MOSES.

  • LET'S PICK UP THE PRINTING PRESS AND GET OUT OF HERE.