Liberty's Kids

Season 1 Episode 29

The Great Galvez

Aired Unknown Nov 07, 2002 on PBS

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  • The Great Galvez is just the tip of the iceberg.

    Sarah, while asleep, is delivered home. She wakes to see her mother reading the letter from her father to her mother and that he proposes moving to America after the war.

    Benjamin Franklin receives a letter from John Paul Jones requesting funds to make his new boat a copper bottom boat.

    The House of Commons in Britain discusses King George's error in fighting America.

    On the Mississippi River, James & Henri journey to gain funds for the war. While sneaking past the British encampment, their small boat encounters a log in the river and Henri falls overboard. The crew of the small boat is questioned and an illiterate soldier finds the letter to Galvez requesting help in the boat, but James says it is a letter to his mother. The soldier buys it and the boat makes it to Galvez and gets the necessary supplies & monies.

    Sarah's mother agrees to move to America following the war and that Sarah leaves even sooner to continue to help the war effort through her writing.

    James & Henri head to Cuba with supplies so that they can be back to the Revolutionary forces in two weeks.

    Sarah tells her mother that she considers herself an American and leaves on a ship bound for America.