Zenger Trials Project

Zenger Trials Project

Storyboard Text

  • Once there was a man named Peter Zenger who wrote badly about the governor in one of his articles.
  • The governor didn't like the fact that someone was telling other people that he was bad, but he had a plan.
  • The governor burned his article about him in the middle of town.
  • They went to court because the governor didn't like what Peter Zenger did.
  • Do you promise to tell the truth and nothing but the truth?
  • Yes!
  • I declare Peter Zenger not guilty!
  • At the end of this story Peter Zenger won and that was the start of freedom of the press.
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