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The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM September 18, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


4:20 PM - 4:25 PM September 15, 2014

Virginia Leaves Union; Lincoln Puts Maryland Under Military Rule


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM September 11, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


5:59 PM - 6:05 PM September 10, 2014

First Shots of the Civil War Fired at Fort Sumter


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM September 04, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


3:46 PM - 3:51 PM September 03, 2014


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM August 28, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


6:33 PM - 6:38 PM August 27, 2014

Lincoln Wins Election of 1860 but Loses Southern States


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM August 21, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


8:08 PM - 8:12 PM August 19, 2014

Lincoln-Douglas Debates Set the Stage for the 1860 Election


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM August 14, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


5:20 PM - 5:35 PM August 14, 2014


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM August 07, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


2:06 AM - 2:10 AM August 05, 2014


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM July 31, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


6:30 PM - 6:34 PM July 31, 2014

California Gold Rush Pulls Americans West


3:35 PM - 3:40 PM July 30, 2014

Dred Scott Ruling Opens the Whole Country to Slavery


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM July 24, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.


1:27 PM - 1:32 PM July 23, 2014

James Buchanan Considered One of the Country's Worst Presidents


10:45 PM - 11:00 PM July 17, 2014

The Making of a Nation

The Making of a Nation explains the history of the United States, and each week tells how the country and its people have developed.

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