A.O. Neville orders the separation of three half-caste girls, Molly, Gracie, and Daisy, from their parents as part of the 1905 Aboriginal Act. This act institutionalized racism and confined Aboriginal people in camps until their race became extinct. Regarding the aboriginal children, the goal was to assimilate them into white culture and train them to be domestic servants over time.
Johannes Vermeer finds his servant, Griet, the inspiration for his famous tronie, "Girl with a pearl earring." This clip introduces to the audience the artistic approach of the 17th century Dutch painter.
Professor Pitkannan conducts a Harvard class discussion centered around the novelty of the United States Constitution and how it prevents the president from effectively being an elected king. Simon, a homeless man and guest, argues that the genius of the Constitution is that it allows for ordinary people to govern themselves and that it is flexible enough to be modified with the evolution of society. He then states that the president is considered a servant of the people by the Constitution.