The Men Who Built America

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  • Premiered: Oct 2012
  • Episodes: 8
  • Followers: 45
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Season 1
A New War Begins
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Air date
Oct 16, 2012
Out of the turmoil of the Civil War, America enters an age of enlightenment that will change the landscape of the country forever. The growth is driven by five insightful men who will change the world forever.
Bloody Battles
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Air date
Oct 23, 2012
As it recovers from the Civil War, America undertakes the largest building phase of the country s history. While much of the growth is driven by railroads and oil, it's built using steel.
Changing the Game
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Air date
Oct 30, 2012
The steel and oil have forever changed the face of America, but they are just the beginning. JP Morgan arrives on the scene and expedites growth through finance.
When One Ends, Another Begins
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Nov 11, 2012
Railroads, oil, steel and electricity have all been harnessed in less than 50 years, but the face of America is changing and will never be the same.
A New Rival Emerges
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Nov 18, 2012
The revolt of his workers at the Homestead steelworks and the assassination attempt against his partner, the brutal Henry Frick, brought the king of steel, Andrew Carnegie, to a big .. show full overview
A Market to Conquer
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Nov 25, 2012
Disgusted that the alternating current, the invention of Nikola Tesla, supplants the direct current which he had developed, Thomas Edison devotes himself to the manufacture of the first .. show full overview
Control of the White House
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Dec 01, 2012
In 1896, as the presidential election approached, the democratic candidate William Jennings Bryan echoed the anger of the American people, promising to hold the elites to account and to .. show full overview
1x8 Show finale
The American Dream
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Dec 08, 2012
At the head of the United States from 1901 to 1909, Roosevelt continued his anti-trust policy. After the empire of the banker and industrialist JP Morgan, he tackled the Standard Oil of .. show full overview

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