They bring in Ben Franklin and explain his key experiment: he didn't discover electricity through the experiment but proved that lightning is electricity. They also explained what a lightning rod actually does and gave some more examples of things Ben Franklin invented.
Benjamin Franklin describes to Sarah and James the new form of government envisioned by James Madison and George Washington. It has three branches of government: judicial, executive, and legislative. Ben Franklin explains the power that each branch yields and discusses the debate among the delegates about the number of representatives held by each state.
This clip explains the Declaration of Independence and why it was drafted. It also mentions key people involved in the drafting of the document, including Benjamin Franklin, John Adams, and Thomas Jefferson.
Thomas Paine explains to Ben Franklin, James, Sarah, and Moses his new publication, Common Sense, one of the most influential pamphlets at the start of the American Revolution. Paine explains that, in the pamphlet, he explains the American Revolution in a simple manner for the ordinary person and makes the case for total independence from Britain. Paine states that he hopes to change public opinion about remaining loyal to the King of England.