"Let me sit before I begin my homework pleeease", Mary says to her Mother. Her Mother gives in and Mary recounts the fun she had at school today. She learned about the American Revolution, and the Battle of Germantown and at recess they played colonial games. Mary has to change out of her schoolgirl plaid dress with organdy sash and collar before she gets busy with homework. Her Mother reminds her that the wide collar and lace trimmed dress is worn only on special occasions; it is one of Mary’s favorites. Click to play the music.