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Sons of Liberty 

TV-14 | | Drama, History | TV Mini-Series (2015)
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The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America. Based on true stories.
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Series cast summary:
Ben Barnes ...  Sam Adams 3 episodes, 2015
Marton Csokas ...  General Thomas Gage 3 episodes, 2015
Ryan Eggold ...  Joseph Warren 3 episodes, 2015
Henry Thomas ...  John Adams 3 episodes, 2015
Michael Raymond-James ...  Paul Revere 3 episodes, 2015
Rafe Spall ...  John Hancock 3 episodes, 2015
Jason O'Mara ...  George Washington 3 episodes, 2015
Dean Norris ...  Ben Franklin 3 episodes, 2015
Shane Taylor ...  Thomas Preston 3 episodes, 2015
Emily Berrington ...  Margaret Kemble Gage 3 episodes, 2015
Kevin Ryan ...  John Pitcairn 3 episodes, 2015
Diarmaid Murtagh ...  Tim Kelly / ... 3 episodes, 2015
Darren Connolly Darren Connolly ...  Sergeant Urquhart 3 episodes, 2015
John Heffernan ...  Governor's Aide 3 episodes, 2015
Radu Iacoban ...  Private Woodruff 3 episodes, 2015
David Lipper ...  Amos 3 episodes, 2015
Andrew Pleavin ...  Mr. Whittier 3 episodes, 2015
Denis Stefan ...  The Wingman 3 episodes, 2015
Cristian Tanase Cristian Tanase 3 episodes, 2015
Sean Gilder ...  Thomas Hutchinson 2 episodes, 2015
Hadley Fraser ...  John Dickinson 2 episodes, 2015
Daisy Lewis ...  Abigail Adams 2 episodes, 2015
Christopher Sciueref ...  Private Seidel 2 episodes, 2015
Lex Shrapnel ...  William Dawes 2 episodes, 2015
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The story of a group of very different men fighting in the American Colonies for freedom, and how they will shape the future for the United States of America. Based on true stories.

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Margaret Kimble Gage was forty-years-old when she moved to Boston in 1774 with her husband, General Gage. Emily Berrington is in her twenties. They also had eleven children in real-life. This is not mentioned in the miniseries. See more »

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Keep calm and love American history
29 January 2015 | by tmigratoriousSee all my reviews

All of the reviews by my fellow history buffs that are critical of the show are missing the point. First, the History Channel freely admits that the show is historical fiction. Second, you are not the intended audience.

History Channel is trying to reach a younger audience--I'm guessing 40 and younger. To the extent that these people have been taught American history at all, what they've heard is at best boring and, more likely, downright anti-American. So what if they make Sam Adams a hunky, charismatic, hipster instead of a middle-aged father of two with a history of failed careers? They're still watching--which they would not have been had the show be historically precise.

One of my biggest complaints about my own formal education in American history was how it robbed the founding fathers of their personalities and complexities. In this series, George Washington isn't portrayed accurately, but he's portrayed as a vital, dominating, brave, and forceful man instead of a two-dimensional caricature that no one could relate to. Maybe John Hancock didn't go through the precise passage that he did in Sons of Liberty, but he still did progress from solid businessman to revolutionary. If you have to simplify that process to make it understandable, I'm all for it.

I get misty-eyed every time I hear the phrase "our lives, our fortunes, and our sacred honor" because I know how literal a pledge it was to the men who made it. Maybe Sons of Liberty can help the uninitiated feel a little of that awe and respect.


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25 January 2015 (USA) See more »

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