The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
The remarkable story of how a railroad was built connecting California to the East.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
Coming soon: AIR DATE TBD. It was the largest fire in American history.
Begun during the Civil War, the transcontinental railroad employed 20,000 men, mostly immigrants, who built the iron road with their bare hands.
A central figure in the narrative of how the west was won, Wyatt Earp and his story became an American legend. Part of the Wild West collection.
From Joseph Smith's discovery of gold tablets to persecution, migration, and settlement in Utah, the film explores the history of the most American of religions.