I didnt realise the the Revolution was fought to free the slaves from the evil Brits. I cant understand why white supremacists dont make more of this fact. Mr Gibson shows us how the Brits are violent animals who roused the slave population to fight against them. Mels character reassures his slaves and encourages them to fight against an oppressive enemy of liberty . The same enemy of liberty who had guarenteed their freedom if they fought for the British. America swftly made them free only a century later.