Tuesday, November 6, 2012

Some videos to understand the American Revolution

Here you have some videos that explain the reasons for discontent of the North American colonists, the first protests, the Declaraction of Independence during the Second Continetal Congress of Philadelphia and the war against Great Britain. Some of them belong to an old TV series for kids called Schoolhouse Rock! and one is featured by the Muppets

This song is called No more kings! and it explains why the uprising against the British begun. The lyrics are on the following link: 


On this video the Muppets reenact the SEcond Continental Congress, where the representatives of the 13 colonies decided to declare independence from Great Britain

Another song about the Declaration of Independence on the 4th July 1776. It´s called Fireworks and here you have the lyrics: http://www.schoolhouserock.tv/Fireworks.html

The last song explains the main facts of the American Independence War. It´s called Shot heard ´round the world and here you have the lyrics: http://www.schoolhouserock.tv/Shot.html

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