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American Ride

American Ride

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Tour history from the back of a Harley-Davidson with America's history teacher, Stan Ellsworth. Season 6 takes you across the world with Stan to see how the clouds of war gathered once again and what led America to enter WWII.

Schedule: American Ride

Day of Infamy

Day of Infamy

The clouds of war again cover the earth. Despite efforts to stay neutral, a dastardly sneak attack shatters the American...

The Crisis

The Crisis

Washington does the unthinkable when he crosses the frozen Delaware for surprise attacks that will keep the patriot...

The Battle of Saratoga

The Battle of Saratoga

The great American victory at Saratoga makes France an ally of the new United States and turns the revolution into world...

Refiner's Fire

Refiner's Fire

George Washington and the Continental Army endure the harsh winter at Valley Forge.

The War Goes South

The War Goes South

When Washington and the Continental army charge out of Valley Forge, the British change their strategy and take the war...

Dust in the Wind

Dust in the Wind

The Civil War is over, but the nation is still divided. Explore the difficulties of putting a nation back together and...

Rails, Trails and Boomtowns

Rails, Trails and Boomtowns

The American dream is alive once again, and the dreamers are heading west into wild country. Examine the wagon trains...

The Giant Arises

The Giant Arises

After the Japanese attack in the Pacific, America prepares for war. The most incredible industrial transformation in...

Civil Rights, Civil Wrongs

Civil Rights, Civil Wrongs

The working class fights for a voice, newly freedmen of the South fight for equal rights, and the women fight for the...

Wanderers, Vagabonds, Drifters and Saddletramps

Wanderers, Vagabonds, Drifters and Saddletramps

Explore the business of beef: the cattle drives from Texas to the railways hundreds of miles to the north, the men who...

Bad Company

Bad Company

The West is growing, business is expanding, and civilization is on its way, both good and bad. Meet some of the men, and...

Order from Chaos

Order from Chaos

Civilization is taking hold in the West, and people are demanding law and order. Enter the lawman, a man who might be of...

Lookin' Fer Trouble

Lookin' Fer Trouble

Take a look at the myths and truths about famous gunfights in the Wild West. Both justice and business were dispensed at...

The Earps

The Earps

Learn about the Earps, the most iconic name of the Old West. Follow the trail of Wyatt, his brothers, and his pal Doc...

How The West Was Lost

How The West Was Lost

Ride with Stan and learn the story of the Westward expansion from the point of view of the people of the Lakota and...

How The West Was Lost II

How The West Was Lost II

Witness the quest of two great Native American leaders hoping to keep their people free. Ride the trails of Chief Joseph...

Range Wars

Range Wars

Cattle barons fight to maintain their power and money.

Victory Of The Common Man

Victory Of The Common Man

The unruly “Overmountain Boys” crush the loyalists at Kings Mountain; General Daniel Morgan rediscovers modern tactics...

Patriots' Finest Hour

Patriots' Finest Hour

Learn about the nautical hero John Paul Jones, the great victory at Yorktown, and the French and American navies.

We The People—A Miracle

We The People—A Miracle

A government for the people, by the people is formed during the second Constitutional Convention.

Now What? Doubling Our Size

Now What? Doubling Our Size

Washington defines the role of the president and the Louisiana Purchase doubles the size of the United States.

Bloodied But Unbowed

Bloodied But Unbowed

The Japanese war machine has marched victoriously across the Pacific, but American morale soars after the Doolittle...

Remember The Maine!

Remember The Maine!

With the words "Remember the Maine!" as its battle cry, the United States is set to explode onto the international...

Into The Great Unknown

Into The Great Unknown

Lewis and Clark map and explore the wilderness west of the Mississippi in search of the Northwest Passage.

Hanging On To What We've Got

Hanging On To What We've Got

Tensions flare between America and Great Britain, and the War of 1812 begins.

Discovery Continues

Discovery Continues

Westward expansion begins as famed frontiersman Daniel Boone leads settlers into the great unknown.

The Mountain Men

The Mountain Men

Travel with mountain men into the American west and learn about everything from the Astor expedition to the rendezvous...

Wolf Pack/Shadow War

Wolf Pack/Shadow War

German U-Boats prowl our eastern seaboard. German spies come ashore to destroy the American war effort. The Battle for...

Bull Moose and His Big Stick

Bull Moose and His Big Stick

He was one of the most powerful personalities to ever occupy the White House. Learn of the tragedies and triumphs that...

Rivers & Railroads

Rivers & Railroads

Take a giant leap forward with the new technology of the steam engine, and see how American traffic and trade change...

The Growing Stain Of Slavery

The Growing Stain Of Slavery

From Harriet Tubman to Frederick Douglass--meet the people who tried to solve the paradox of slavery in America.

From Sea To Shining Sea

From Sea To Shining Sea

Learn about the growing pains and sectional tensions between the North and the South as the nation expands across the...

Go West, Young Man

Go West, Young Man

Explore the pioneering spirit of westward expansion by following the Oregon trail, discovering the California coast, and...

Sacred Honor

Sacred Honor

After Pearl Harbor, Japanese born American citizens, now viewed as the enemy, were moved into internment camps. Yet...

The Gathering Darkness

The Gathering Darkness

The world is going crazy, and in the gathering darkness that will result in World War I, Woodrow Wilson is elected...

Moving Forward

Moving Forward

As the nation expands across the continent, find a way to keep in touch with the Pony Express, stage coach, and...

Different Visions, Different Dreams

Different Visions, Different Dreams

Explore the two early American visions which inevitably tried to tear the country apart in the split between industry...

A House Divided

A House Divided

Harriet Beecher Stowe's "Uncle Tom's Cabin" and the actions of the violent abolitionist John Brown irreparably sever the...

Mr. Lincoln's War

Mr. Lincoln's War

Over There

Over There

In Europe, war has been raging for years. Trench warfare has decimated generations of soldiers. And when America gets...