In 1836, General Santa Anna and his Mexican army defeat the Texian uprising at the Alamo, along with Davy Crockett, who was one of the last survivors.
With the British and Tecumseh's Pan-Indian alliance broken in the north, the south is threatened by the Red Sticks of the Creek tribe when they massacre 500 settlers at Fort Mims.
On the orders of President Thomas Jefferson, Army captains Lewis and Clark explore the newly acquired Louisiana Territory, and with the help of their guide Sacagawea, they make their legendary expedition to the Pacific.
The Men Who Built America episode 1 - Into the Wilderness: During the height of American Revolutionary War, the fighting spreads beyond the colonies into the wildness.
Generals At War episode 6 - The Battle of the Bulge: In 1944, the end of Hitler's Third Reich was near and Berlin was in sight. In a desperate attempt, Hitler conceived of a bold new offensive to strike the Allies through the Ardennes Forest.
Generals At War episode 5 - The Battle of Stalingrad: 1942 – as the Germans storm across the Soviet Union, Hitler becomes obsessed with taking Stalingrad – the city which bears the name of his arch-enemy Joseph Stalin.
Generals At War episode 4 - The Battle of Kursk: 1943 – Germany and Russia clash near the Soviet city of Kursk, as each vies for control of the Eastern Front.
Generals At War episode 3 - The Battle of Midway: Considered the most important battle in the pacific during WW2, an examination of the battle tactics of Japanese Adm. Chuichi Nagumo and U.S. Adm. Jack Fletcher.
Enslaved with Samuel L Jackson episode 2: Samuel L Jackson - with journalists Afua Hirsch and Simcha Jacobovici - examines how, for over 400 years, the trans-Atlantic slave trade became the greatest wealth-generating machine the world had known and the engine that drove the global economy.
Enslaved with Samuel L Jackson episode 1: Samuel L Jackson traces his ancestry to Gabon, visiting the coastal area of Loango National Park to see from where his enslaved ancestors were shipped in their millions to the Americas.