Liberty's Kids

Season 1 Episode 37

Born Free and Equal

Aired Unknown Apr 01, 2003 on PBS



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    • HISTORICAL CONTENT: Massachusetts slave "Mum Bett" sues for her freedom. When she wins, she renames herself Elizabeth Freeman. With this decision and that in the case of another slave, Quok Walker, Massachusetts has abolished slavery. In Great Britain, a bitter, recalcitrant King George III is finally convinced to recognize American independence and to go to the peace table.