Liberty's Kids

Season 1 Episode 25

Allies at Last

Aired Unknown Oct 04, 2002 on PBS



  • Trivia

  • Quotes

    • Ben Franklin: I've been a patient man and i don't mean to be rude, but given the circumstances...
      Count de Vergates: At least stay and finish your pastries.
      Ben Franklin: I'm sorry, but suddenly I feel in the mood for some English tea. Au Revoir.

  • Notes

    • Moses Michael Hays challenged the Rhode Island Loyalty Oath because he was required to sign it since he was Jewish.

  • Allusions

    • HISTORICAL CONTENT: News of the American victory at Saratoga helps pave the way for Ben Franklin to negotiate a treaty with France. The treaty obligates the French to help fight the Revolutionary War (2/6/78). Finally, Ben feels that America has a real chance to win the war.