12 episodes

The United States of America stretches from sea to shining sea. It is a civilized and cultivated land of modern convenience, state of the art medical care, and abundant food. Yet, when the first English settlers landed in the 1500s the land was wild and dangerous and the population sparse. America appeared to the white men to be "a forest standing in water."
This is the story of the brave men and women who carved out a nation from the untamed wilderness. Those who risked everything they had to give you and I the opportunities we have today!

Home of the Brave Christopher Vale

    • Society & Culture
    • 5.0 • 4 Ratings

The United States of America stretches from sea to shining sea. It is a civilized and cultivated land of modern convenience, state of the art medical care, and abundant food. Yet, when the first English settlers landed in the 1500s the land was wild and dangerous and the population sparse. America appeared to the white men to be "a forest standing in water."
This is the story of the brave men and women who carved out a nation from the untamed wilderness. Those who risked everything they had to give you and I the opportunities we have today!

    HOTB.1.1-A Forest Standing in Water

    HOTB.1.1-A Forest Standing in Water

    John Smith and his men face starvation and hostile warriors as they establish the colony at Jamestown.

    • 37 min
    HOTB.1.2-La Belle Sauvage

    HOTB.1.2-La Belle Sauvage

    The colonists at Jamestown struggle to survive and John Smith is rescued by an unlikely friend.

    • 48 min
    HOTB.1.3-Sedition of a Revolutionary Kind

    HOTB.1.3-Sedition of a Revolutionary Kind

    The Pilgrims flee King James and get caught in a civil war in Holland before eventually making the perilous journey to New England.

    • 30 min
    HOTB.1.4-All Men Have This Corruption

    HOTB.1.4-All Men Have This Corruption

    Squanto escapes from slave traders and returns to New England where he helps the Pilgrims make peace with the native tribes.

    • 29 min
    HOTB.1.5-Errand into the Wilderness

    HOTB.1.5-Errand into the Wilderness

    Benjamin Franklin flees his brother in Boston and establishes himself in Philadelphia.

    • 26 min
    HOTB.1.6-The Whistling of Bullets

    HOTB.1.6-The Whistling of Bullets

    A young Lt. Col. George Washington ambushes a French force leading to war between England and France.

    • 41 min

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