America: From the Ground Up Series 1

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History Documentary hosted by Monty Dobson, published by PBS in 2014 - English narration

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Join Dr. Monty Dobson on the expedition to uncover America's archaeological history. The series follows Monty as he explores archaeological sites along America's ever shifting frontier and uses these sites as touch points to tell America's story. From the first peoples who arrived during the last Ice Age to the archaeology of the Industrial Age, America from the Ground Up. is history like you've never seen it before.

[edit] Chapter 1: America's Lost Civilization

In 1100AD Cahokia was three times the size of Paris or London and the spiritual and political home of an urban civilization that stretched from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico. Join Monty as he digs into the archaeology to the secret history of a civilization that de Soto discovered while exploring America in the 1500's.

[edit] Chapter 2: The Fur Trade

The Europeans reveals the hidden history of the Fur Trade on America's colonial frontier.

[edit] Chapter 3: World War America

The archaeological history of the French Indian War is explored.

[edit] Chapter 4: Revolution

But the archaeology of the Revolution tells us a different story: the war for America's frontier. From the siege of Quebec to Benedict Arnold's defeat on Lake Champlain: Monty explores the hidden history of America's first war for independence.

[edit] Chapter 5: The Science of Archaeology

Monty explores The Science of Archaeology. Monty interviews some of America's most renown archaeologists and uses demonstrations of the tools and techniques they use to uncover the past. From 3D underwater sonar mapping of shipwrecks on the Great Lakes to using ground penetrating radar and magnetic imaging to map Native American sites, Monty explores the fascinating science of archaeology beyond the point of a trowel. Archaeology: where history meets science in the dirt!

[edit] Chapter 6: War of 1812

Join Monty as he explores the shipwrecks and forts that testify to the secret history of the struggle for supremacy on the frontier. From New Orleans to Quebec and From Mackinaw Island to Vermont, episode features recreated battle of Put in Bay with more than 19 tall ships and underwater archaeology on Lake Champlain.

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  • Video Codec: x265 CABAC Main@L3.1
  • Video Bitrate: CRF 23 (~1233Kbps)
  • Video Resolution: 1280x720
  • Video Aspect Ratio: 16:9
  • Frames Rate: 29.970 FPS
  • Audio Codec: AAC-LC
  • Audio Bitrate: 128Kbps CVBR 48KHz (243Kbps peak)
  • Audio Channels: 2
  • Run-Time: 6 x 26 min
  • Number Of Parts: 1 (6 chapters)
  • Part Size: 1.51 GB
  • Source: Webrip (1080p/h264 6380Kbps 7.35GB)
  • Encoded by: JungleBoy

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