HISTORY presents a unique and unprecedented overview of the defining points in the histories of the United States, from watershed events to surprising, lesser-known tales that reveal the specific character of each region.
In a journey that charts the influential decisions that lead to the most dramatic pivotal events in the building of a nation, HISTORY CLASSICS: THE STATES looks at the dangerous exploration of each state s territory, the relations between settlers and indigenous Americans, several states inclusion in the Union and the political and military developments that took place on each state s soil. Together, these profiles provide an unforgettable portrait of the variety and grandeur of the American landscape. Enlisting scores of historians, cutting-edge 3D graphics and colorful local characters and celebrities, this special collection provides a fascinating, panoramic look into the sagas of all 50 American states.
HISTORY CLASSICS: THE STATES also features special documentaries about The Mexican-American War, the controversial war that resulted in the United States taking control of what was nearly half of Mexico's territory; the Louisiana Purchase, one of the greatest real estate deals in history; and Lewis & Clark, two of the most famous explorers in history.
HISTORY CLASSICS: AMERICA S THE STATES contains 13 acclaimed documentaries on 4 DVDs
DISC 1 (The States, Parts 1-4): Part 1: California, North Carolina, Kansas, New Hampshire, West Virginia / Part 2: Texas, Massachusetts, Arkansas, Iowa, Delaware / Part 3: New York, Louisiana, Oregon, New Mexico, Vermont / Part 4: New Jersey, Arizona, Kentucky, Oklahoma, Alaska
DISC 2 (The States, Parts 5-7): Part 5: Pennsylvania, Minnesota, Hawaii, South Carolina, Montana / Part 6: Florida, Indiana, Washington, Utah, Rhode Island / Part 7: Illinois, Connecticut, Nevada, Mississippi, Wyoming
DISC 3 (The States, Parts 8-10): Part 8: Virginia, Ohio, Idaho, Alabama, North Dakota / Part 9: Michigan, Tennessee, Maine, Missouri, South Dakota / Part 10: Georgia, Colorado, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Maryland/DC
DISC 4: The Mexican-American War / The Louisiana Purchase / Lewis & Clark: Explorers Of The New Frontier