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America from the Ground Up

Website: http://www.americasarchaeology.org
Next Airing: Wed, Sep 18th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV

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Filmed on location at more than thirty archaeological and historical sites in twelve U.S. States and two Canadian Provinces. America: From The Ground Up! follows archaeological adventurer Dr. Monty Dobson as he digs into America's story- From the Ground Up. Join Monty as he searches for clues to America's hidden history: from exploring the ruins of America's lost civilization to an underwater search for clues to Benedict Arnold's sunken fleet on Lake Champlain, to a recreation of Perry's naval victory over the British on Lake Erie with more than twenty tall ships, join us for the archaeological adventure of a lifetime!

Episodes:

  • The Fur Trade 1600-1750

    Travel along on an expedition to discover the archaeology of the Fur Trade. From Quebec to the Great Lakes the archaeology of the forts and settlements of the frontier record the story of expansion into the old Northwest Territory.

    Next Airing: Wed, Sep 18th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 4/13/2018 to 4/12/2021
  • World War America 1750-1775

    Join Monty as he digs into the archaeology of the towns, forts and settlements along the contended border zone between Colonial America and New France that tell the story of America's first world war: the French and Indian War.

    Next Airing: Wed, Sep 25th, 2019 at 10:31 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 4/13/2018 to 4/12/2021
  • Revolution 1775-1783

    From the siege of Quebec to exploring shipwrecks of Benedict Arnold's defeat on Lake Champlain to the forts of the Great Lakes: Monty digs into the archaeological sites that tell the real story of America's War for Independence.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 2nd, 2019 at 10:31 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/13/2018 to 4/12/2021
  • The Science of Archaeology

    Join Monty on an expedition to discover how archaeology works. From above the ground with satellites and helicopters, to exploring below the surface with ground penetrating radar and underwater sonar mapping, Monty digs into the science behind the latest archaeological discoveries.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 9th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/13/2018 to 4/12/2021
  • War of 1812 1795-1815

    Travel along on an expedition to investigate the archaeology of the shipwrecks and forts along America's Northern frontier that record the secret history of America's second war for independence: the War of 1812.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 16th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 4/13/2018 to 4/12/2021
  • The Ancestors

    Join Monty as he sets out to explore the ways that America's Native peoples used and altered the landscape. From the earliest mound builders in Louisiana and Texas to the massive Pueblo towns and cities of New Mexico and Arizona, Monty digs into the archaeological story of The Ancestors.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 23rd, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 5/25/2018 to 5/24/2021
  • New Spain

    From the conquistador's quest for mythical cities of gold to the Pueblo Revolt that almost ended their American experiment, to the Spanish missions and presidios of Texas and the Southwest, Monty is on an expedition to uncover the archaeological history of Spanish Colonial America.

    Next Airing: Wed, Oct 30th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:45
    Usage rights: 5/25/2018 to 5/24/2021
  • Worlds Collide

    As the Spanish Empire collapsed around the globe, her old European rivals and an upstart America begin to tear away Spanish lands in America. Join Monty for the expedition to uncover the archaeological story of the fight for a continent.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 6th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 5/25/2018 to 5/24/2021
  • Paradise Lost

    Paradise Lost explores the origins of slavery on the Iberian peninsula and its evolution in the New World. Monty visits sugar plantations in Louisiana and Texas where archaeologists are learning about how the enslaved people lived and worked there.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 13th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 5/25/2018 to 5/24/2021
  • An Un-Civil War

    Join Monty on the archaeological expedition to uncover the real history of the Civil War in the trans-Mississippi West. From the fierce border war between Missouri and Kansas to the massive battle at Wilson's Creek and the role of Black troops in the Union Army, we uncover the bloody truth of America's Un-Civil War.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 20th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 5/25/2018 to 5/24/2021
  • Go West

    Go West explores the stories of the diverse peoples who settled in the American West. From intrepid Black Spanish explorers and conquistadores, to the Governor of Alta California, to the Buffalo Soldiers who fought to enforce America's reservation policy on the Native Peoples of the West, Go West explores the archaeological history of immigration and migration.

    Next Airing: Wed, Nov 27th, 2019 at 10:30 PM on UEN-TV
    Length: 00:26:47
    Usage rights: 5/25/2018 to 5/24/2021
  • America's Lost Civilization 800ad-1600

    Centuries before Columbus arrived America was home to the towns and cities of a thriving Native American Civilization. Dig into the archaeology of America's lost civilization at sites like Cahokia, a Native American city of 30,000 people and the spiritual heart of a civilization that stretched from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.

    Length: 00:26:46
    Usage rights: 4/13/2018 to 4/12/2021

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