2017 was the 500 year anniversary of the Reformation led by Martin Luther in 1517.
Luther's writings would impact the life of preacher John Wesley 200 years later in 1738, when he 'felt his heart was strangely warmed' while someone was reading from Martin Luther's Preface to the Epistle to the Romans.
The great American civil rights leader, Martin Luther King Jnr would be named after him in 1929, 400 years later.
Liberty's Kids: Two teenage reporters cover the events of the American War of Independence (1775-1793) for Ben Franklin’s newspaper, The Philadelphia Gazette. James, an American colonist, brings the rebels’ point of view to life while Sarah, a young Englishwoman stranded by fate in America, gives us the British viewpoint in her letters to her mother back in London.
40 episodes and more than 15 hours of history to enjoy!