Liberty's Kids: The Man Who Wouldn't Be King

Liberty's Kids: The Man Who Wouldn't Be King

  • Season 1
  • , Episode 38  | 
  • Aired: 4/2/2003
    • Length: 23:16
    • Plays: ???
Synopsis >

Ben Franklin and John Adams sign the peace treaty with England, ending the Revolutionary War. At Newburgh, New York, some members of Washington's officer corps want him to become King and take over the country. Washington puts down the revolt -- with his eyeglasses. He then races to Congress and resigns to become, once again, a farmer and private citizen.

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