The highlight of this episode is active participation in politics as everyday citizens. The song "Active Citizen" proceeds to name ways we can be more aware of they ways we can participate in politics: voting, city council meeting participation, learning policy, etc. It further encourages people of involve themselves in collective change by organizing.
This clip illustrates the Boston Tea Party, a political protest by the Sons of Liberty. The Sons of Liberty explain their reason for the protest: they believe the taxes imposed by the British, such as the Sugar Act and the Stamp Act, are unfair, and they have no say in the law whatsoever. This clip also depicts the dumping of the tea at the Boston Harbor.