The American Revolution - Heritage Collection DVD

4 Disc DVD

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It was the quarter-century that changed our world forever, This collection of acclaimed landmark documentaries - Liberty: The American Revolution and Benjamin Franklin - and meticulously researched memorabilia celebrates that tumultuous period during the late eighteenth century when we dared to transform ourselves from the subjects of a king to citizens of a free and independent nation.

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Features:

  • Length: 570 minutes on 4 Discs
  • Closed Captioned: Yes
  • Color: Yes
  • Stereo: Yes
  • Number of Programs: 2
  • Subtitles: Yes
  • Production Year: 2015
  • Country of Origin: United States

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  • The American Revolution

    It was the quarter-century that changed our world forever, This collection of acclaimed landmark documentaries and meticulously researched memorabilia celebrates that tumultuous period during the late eighteenth century when we dared to transform ourselves from the subjects of a king to citizens of a free and independent nation.

    Liberty! The American Revolution on 3 DVDs - Gripping, illuminating, and authoritative, this epic DVD series explores the pivotal events and great personalities of the America Revolution, from the inflammatory imposition of the Stamp Act to Washington's landmark victory at Yorktown. Featuring compelling eyewitness accounts performed by a stellar cast, including Philip Bosco, Colm Feore, Campbell Scott, and Philip Seymour Hoffman, the series also examines the central theme of the power that governments have over our lives - and the basic human right of people to govern themselves.

    Benjamin Franklin on DVD - Scientist, inventor, diplomat, author, political radical: the range of Benjamin Franklin's achievements is astonishing He was a man of immense gifts - and immense flaws - who spearheaded America's revolutionary cause and served as the architect of the Declaration of Independence. Narrated by Colm Feore and starring both Dylan Baker and Richard Easton as the great man, this fascinating documentary presents and intimate portrait of the public and private Benjamin Franklin, the tireless leading light of America's struggle for independence.

    These DVDs feature Closed Captioning

    Memorabilia Collection - From Thomas Jefferson's draft of the Declaration of Independence I 1776, to handwritten letters by George Washington, John Adams, and Benjamin Franklin, this collection of authentically reproduced memorabilia provides a tactile experience of the American Revolution. The set includes documents from such key events as the Boston Massacre, the Battle of Lexington, the charge up Bunker Hill, the colonists' victory at Saratoga, and the siege of Yorktown which culminated in Britain's surrender in 1781.

    Full List of Memorabilia
    - Boston Massacre Engraving, 1770
    - The Boston Tea Party Illustration, 1773
    - Battle of Lexington Illustratio 1775
    - Battle of Concord Newspaper, April 1775
    - Bunker Hill Battle Map, June 1775
    - John Adams Letter, December 1775
    - Officer's Commission, January 1776
    - Plan of the Town of Boston, 1776
    - Thomas Jefferson's Draft of the Declaration of Independence
    - The Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776
    - General Howe Portrait
    - Washington Crossing the Delaware Illustration, 1776
    - Trenton Battle Map, December 1776
    - Surrender at Trenton Illustration, December 1776
    - Benjamin Franklin Letter, January 1777
    - Saratoga Battle Map, October 1777
    - Molly Pitcher Illustration, June 1778
    - Charlestown Map, 1780
    - George Washington Letter, March 1781
    - The Siege of Yorktown Illustration, 1781
    - Yorktown Battle Map, 1781