America From the Ground Up

America From the Ground Up

Join series host archaeological adventurer Dr. Monty Dobson as he explores the hidden stories of America's frontiers.

All Past Episodes

Go West

26:48 | #206 | TV-G

Explore the stories of the diverse peoples who settled in the American West and the archaeological history of immigration and migration.

An Un-Civil War

26:48 | #205 | TV-G

Join Monty on the archaeological expedition to uncover the real history of the Civil War in the trans-Mississippi West.

Paradise Lost

26:48 | #204 | TV-G

The origins of slavery on the Iberian peninsula and its evolution in the New World are explored. Monty visits sugar plantations in Louisiana and Texas where archaeologists are learning about how the enslaved people lived and worked there.

Worlds Collide

26:48 | #203 | TV-G

As the Spanish Empire collapsed around the globe, her old European rivals and an upstart America begin to tear away Spanish lands in America. Join Monty for the expedition to uncover the archaeological story of the fight for a continent.

New Spain

26:47 | #202 | TV-G

From the conquistador's quest for mythical cities of gold to the Pueblo Revolt that almost ended their American experiment, Monty is on an expedition to uncover the archaeological history of Spanish Colonial America.

The Ancestors

26:48 | #201 | TV-G

Monty sets out to explore the ways that America's Native peoples used and altered the landscape.

The Fur Trade 1600-1750

26:48 | #102 | TV-G

Travel on an expedition to discover the archaeology of the Fur Trade from Quebec to the Great Lakes.

War of 1812 1795-1815

26:46 | #106 | TV-G

The archaeology of the shipwrecks and forts along America's Northern frontier are investigated.

The Science of Archaeology

26:46 | #105 | TV-G

Join Monty on an expedition as he explores the science behind the latest archaeological discoveries.

World War America 1750-1775

26:48 | #103 | TV-G

Join Monty as he digs into the archaeology of the towns, forts, and settlements along the contended border zone between Colonial America and New France.

Revolution 1775-1783

26:46 | #104 | TV-G

From the siege of Quebec to the forts of the Great Lakes: Monty digs into the archaeological sites that tell the real story of America's War for Independence.

America's Lost Civilization 800AD-1600

26:46 | #101 | TV-G

Dig into the archaeology of Cahokia, a Native American city that stretched from the Great Lakes to the Gulf of Mexico.

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