Following the 8-year war of independence that led to the United States been formed. The film follows the birth of the first, risky, democracy that was formed for the people. The democracy was set up with a court, a congress and the idea of power been shared out. In a world ran by emperors and Kings this was a precarious balancing act. The era of the founding fathers came to a end in 1824, then over the next 25 years, 6 different presidents saw the country move on from it's older traditions and expand with more land and ideas.
The impact of the American President's decisions leading up to the Civil War in the 1820's.
A look at the events that happened the white house between Zachary Taylor beginning his presidency and Abraham Lincoln been assassinated.
A look at the presidents work during the cold war and how they reacted when communism swept through Europe.
The show takes a look at Congress' influence on U.S. policy following the Civil War.
A look behind the scenes at the presidents actions after the end of World War 1, the early onset of World War 2 and what they did during the great depression.
The show takes a look at the Cold War and the spread of communism throughout Europe.
The show takes a look at the growth in power of the presidency.