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Watch The Birth of a Nation (1915) online for free on 123Movies. The movie is adapted from Thomas Dixon’ s novel ” The clansman”. In 1860, a great parliamentary leader, called Austen Stoneman, was rising to the power in the National House of the representatives. In the Southland, in South Caroline, in Piedmont town, there is the Camerons ‘ family of landowners. The eldest son, Ben Cameron, finds the ideals of his dreams in the picture of Elsie Stoneman, his friend’ s sister, whom he has never seen. . US president Abraham Lincoln for the first time in history calls volunteers to enforce the rule of the coming nation over the individual states during the Civil war. An irregular force of guerrillas raids Piedmont. The youngest Cameron dies in war embraced by his partner. Elsie Stoneman goes as nurse in the military hospital. The second son of Cameron dead: at the news the sister is petrified and cries. The radical leaders protest against Lincoln’s policy of clemency for the South. In the night of 14 April 1865 there is a gala performance in theatre to celebrate the surrender of General Lee and Lincoln is invited , too. There is a riot and the president is murdered. Ben Cameron forms a group of white men, the Ku Klux Klan, who wants to be superior to blacks. The members of Ku Klux Klan kill a black man who shot a white man to defend him and others. Elsie learns her brother has slain a black man in the rescue of Dr. Cameron. Elsie goes to a political leader, Lynch, that want a marriage with her, but Elsie doesn’ t want and try to resist Lynch’s advances. The Ku Klux Klan sails and plays the charge.
Original title The Birth of a Nation
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