Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal." - Abraham Lincoln
Embark on an exciting, historical journey through the battles and victories surrounding America's pursuit for freedom. This ten-part documentary series examines the people and events that led up to our nation's battle for independence against the world's largest military power during the Revolutionary War. The focus then shifts to Thomas Jefferson, the "Father of Freedom" ad third president of the United States, whose influence and advocacy for individual freedom set the foundation for America's early years. Also featured is an in-depth portrait of the great emancipator, Abraham Lincoln and his most notable achievements in the extinction of slavery and dedication to the proposition that all men are created equal. This poignant documentary series is comprehensively presented through narration, photographs and paintings to create a visual history of America's founding ideals of liberty and freedom.
-The Revolutionary War Vol 1 / The Revolutionary War Vol 2, 97mins After a series of taxes and laws that took power away from the 13 American Colonies, the British monarchy found resistance that lead to a revolution. From the Declaration of Independence, George Washington's armies, to the eventual British surrender to Yorktown, experience how these events birthed a new nation.
-Thomas Jefferson Vol 1 / Thomas Jefferson Vol 2, 93mins As a man of the Enlightenment he was principle author of the Declaration of Independence. Follow the journey of his life from childhood to the colonial days of America, the events that lead to the American Revolutionary War and beyond.
-Abe Lincoln Vol 1/ Abe Lincoln Vol 2, 93mins Abraham Lincoln lead the nation through a tremendous upheaval; a time when country was pulling apart at the seams. This intimate portrait of Abraham Lincoln, using authentic stills of the time, will hopefully bring you a little closer to understanding the complexities of our 16th President of the United States.
-The Civil War Vol 1/ The Civil War Vol 2, 91mins As the war that inflicted more casualties of American soldiers than any other, follow the events from Lincoln's victory in the presidential election of 1860 to Lee's surrender in Northern Virginia on April 9th, 1685
-The Diary of a Confederate Soldier Vol 1/ The Diary of a Confederate Soldier Vol 2, 88mins This is an intimate look into the Civil War as told by Confederate Soldier who recorded his thoughts and feelings on paper. Understand the Civil War like never before as you see and hear events unfold from a man on the battlefield during our nation's most divided time in its history.