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.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The 300-year saga of the American whaling industry.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The Klondike Gold Rush in Canada's Yukon Territory saw 100,000 people make the treacherous journey in search of riches.
The ultimate frontiersman, Carson inspired popular novels before being associated with the "Long Walk" of the Navajo people.