Also one of the most amazing stories is the one of Benjamin Franklin, whose exemplary life led me to read his Autobiography later on. This part also relates the story of Olaudah Equiano when he was kidnapped to become a slave. Having gone past the American life, Marcus and Burner now gets involved with the era of revolution. In chapter three some readings about the atrocities committed in the Boston Massacre and the shay's rebellion, made me realize why and how the revolutionist wanted out from British dominion. This is related from the point of view of Thomas Preston, who was a British officer, and George R. twelves from the Boston Gazette, showing with it both sides of the story. Loyalists and revolutionists describe with vivid detail the experience of the revolutionary life expressing strong opinions about their government, their society and their struggles for freedom.
After all the era of revolution is described, Part four explains the points of view of Jefferson and his slave Hemings, relating what was like to live in that family and showing abysmal differences on the way they saw their life and the way they lived it. The difficulties of a nation rising arise from views of native Cherokees wi