America: Promised Land

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  • 2017
  • 1 Season
  • 6.4  (28)

Anchored by interviews with descendants of ancestors whose stories are featured throughout the event series and geographical imagery that showcases the history of how America was populated, America: Promised Land uncovers the great forces that set mankind in motion. During the course of the two nights, the series chronicles the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States through the telling of historical events including the Dutch Fur Trade; the creation of the postage stamp by Irish immigrants; the California Gold Rush; Germans coming to the aid of the Union Army in vast numbers during the Civil War; The Great Migration of African-Americans to the North and West and the building of the Transcontinental Railroad which reduced America's East to West travel time from six months to one week.

America: Promised Land
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Part 2 of 2
2. Part 2 of 2
May 30, 2017
From the 1900s to the 1970s, the history of how immigrants transformed the United States; the patterns of migration with a focus on the massive movements of people since the Industrial Revolution, including the Great Migration.
Part 1 of 2
1. Part 1 of 2
May 29, 2017
From Colonial times to the Civil War, the history of how America was populated by immigrants and the forces that set them in motion; descendants of immigrants tell their ancestors' stories, focusing on their hardships, triumphs and contributions.
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Anchored by interviews with descendants of ancestors whose stories are featured throughout the event series and geographical imagery that showcases the history of how America was populated, America: Promised Land uncovers the great forces that set mankind in motion. During the course of the two nights, the series chronicles the massive immigration patterns of ethnic groups to the United States through the telling of historical events including the Dutch Fur Trade; the creation of the postage stamp by Irish immigrants; the California Gold Rush; Germans coming to the aid of the Union Army in vast numbers during the Civil War; The Great Migration of African-Americans to the North and West and the building of the Transcontinental Railroad which reduced America's East to West travel time from six months to one week.

America: Promised Land is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (2 episodes). The series first aired on May 29, 2017.

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America: Promised Land is available for streaming on the History website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch America: Promised Land on demand at Apple TV+, Amazon, History Vault, Google Play and Apple TV.

  • Premiere Date
    May 29, 2017
  • IMDB Rating
    6.4  (28)