Concord and the 2nd Amendment | American History’s Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley

Lucy examines the facts behind the mythologised tale of the Patriot militia who defeated the British at Concord. The exaggerated tale lead to the right to bear arms in the US constitution, which is still enforced to this day.

Clip Info
  • Clip length: 4'57''
  • Broadcast year: 2019
Curriculum Connection
  • History | America, 1713-1975 | The loss of an empire, 1765-83 | The war of independence, 1775-83

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  • Provider: BBC
  • Channel: BBC Four
  • Programme: American History's Biggest Fibs with Lucy Worsley
  • Series: 1
  • Episode: The American Revolution