History Classics: American Adventurers

History Classics: American Adventurers

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The eleven documentaries in this collection each originally aired on the History Channel network, and all are bound by a common theme: biographical profiles of the colorful personalities who shaped and guided the United States over the course of its first few centuries. Contents include: Daniel Boone, Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People, Lewis and

Overview

The eleven documentaries in this collection each originally aired on the History Channel network, and all are bound by a common theme: biographical profiles of the colorful personalities who shaped and guided the United States over the course of its first few centuries. Contents include: Daniel Boone, Andrew Jackson: A Man for the People, Lewis and Clark: Explorers of the New Frontier, Amelia Earhart, and much more.

Product Details

Release Date:
12/21/2010
UPC:
0733961236750
Rating:
NR
Source:
A&E Home Video
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
9:04:00
Sales rank:
16,199

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- History Classics: American Adventurers - Disc 1
1. Introduction [1:32]
2. A Continental Vision [6:38]
3. Challenges Along the Expedition [6:51]
4. Encounters With Native Americans [8:03]
5. Sacagawea and the Shoshone [10:59]
6. Life After the Expedition [9:52]
1. The Age of Jackson [4:58]
2. A Congressman From Tennessee [10:04]
3. The Battle for the Presidency [9:28]
4. The First Years in Office [8:06]
5. Defeat of the Bank [6:52]
6. Later Life & Death [4:53]
Disc #2 -- History Classics: American Adventurers - Disc 2
1. Introduction [1:29]
2. Young Marksman [8:30]
3. A New Frontier [7:10]
4. Fort Boonesborough [11:14]
5. America's First Action Hero [6:47]
6. Final Years in Missouri [9:28]
1. King of the Wild Frontier [5:00]
2. Leaving the Family Behind [4:00]
3. Returning Home [8:46]
4. Hunting Prowess [9:36]
5. Battle of the Alamo [7:37]
6. The Crockett Legend [7:04]
Disc #3 -- History Classics: American Adventurers - Disc 3
1. Introduction [2:26]
2. Early Life [10:06]
3. The Civil War [8:17]
4. Career as a Lawman [8:01]
5. Tall Tales [6:52]
6. Later Life and Death [8:34]
1. Introduction [3:22]
2. Martha Cannary [3:00]
3. Adopting a New Persona [8:22]
4. Arrival in Deadwood [7:57]
5. Becoming Larger Than Life [5:53]
6. Master of Self Promotion [7:59]
7. The Mystery Behind the Myth [8:15]
1. Introduction [1:12]
2. Survival and Success [10:02]
3. The Wild West [9:04]
4. Fame in England [5:30]
5. Independence [8:28]
6. An Active Retirement [9:28]
Disc #4 -- History Classics: American Adventurers - Disc 4
1. Introduction [9:33]
2. End of the James-Younger Gang [6:38]
3. "You and I Have Much in Common" [8:48]
4. Left Behind - Again [7:12]
5. Bob Gets His Chance [4:10]
6. The Deed Is Done [8:14]
Disc #5 -- History Classics: American Adventurers - Disc 5
1. Introduction [1:59]
2. Early Life [7:06]
3. An Aviator and Public Figure [7:53]
4. Across the Atlantic [6:37]
5. A Decline in Popularity [6:09]
6. Her Last Flight [11:42]
1. The Roaring Twenties [4:56]
2. Flight to Paris [3:03]
3. Celebrations Back Home [6:00]
4. Lindbergh Kidnapping [12:19]
5. The Hauptmann Trial [9:50]
6. Pre-War Activities [10:21]

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History Classics: American Adventurers 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
The documentaries contained are a joy to watch and worthwhile purchasing. Something to recommend to primary and seconday educators of American History.