Into the West - Extended Preview

Posted on: June 6, 2005 | Views: 82 | Comment

The six-week epic mini-series mainly tells the complex, tragic, exhilarating story of the American West during the period after the Civil War when Euro-Americans poured into the Great Plains and overwhelmed the indigenous peoples by military force.

The six-week epic mini-series tells the colossal story of the opening of the American West, a dramatic, personal tale of the adventurous exploration of the American wilderness, the life-and-death struggle between the Native American and pioneer cultures, the rush to riches in a new land and the building of a new civilization. 

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genocide • frontier • treaties • commanche • broken treaties • first nations • steven spielberg • cheyenne • into the west • cowboys • war • lakota • dakota • native americans • great plains