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America and the Civil War
America and the Civil WarVideo Clip (4:04)
Video Clip (4:04)
Discover how the bloodiest war in American history transformed the face of the nation.
The Value of Tobacco
The Value of TobaccoVideo Clip (2:33)
Video Clip (2:33)
Tobacco was the lifeblood of the early Southern colonies, and its profits led directly to the rapid growth of slavery in the new nation.
The Birth of Bourbon
The Birth of BourbonVideo Clip (3:45)
Video Clip (3:45)
Follow the history of bourbon, and explore the distillation process at the Jim Beam distillery.
Bob Edwards Loses Kentucky Accent
Bob Edwards Loses Kentucky AccentVideo Clip (1:56)
Video Clip (1:56)
In this States video clip Bob Edwards on Kentucky: Bob Edwards tells us why he had to lose his Kentucky accent. This video clip is courtesy of The History Channel.
America DividedVideo Clip (3:54)
Video Clip (3:54)
America is at the brink of a Civil War as cotton spreads west and threatens to expand slavery into new territories.
Bourbon and Moonshiners
Bourbon and MoonshinersVideo Clip (3:55)
Video Clip (3:55)
Follow the production of Kentucky bourbon from the Beam Family's famous Kentucky Bourbon created in 1795 to the illegal Moonshiners and backwoods stills of the prohibition era, in this video clip from Hands On History.
Bob Edwards: Coming Back to Kentucky
Bob Edwards: Coming Back to KentuckyVideo Clip (0:54)
Video Clip (0:54)
In this States video clip Bob Edwards on Kentucky: Bob Edwards on leaving Kentucky and coming back. This video clip is courtesy of The History Channel.
From Whiskey to Bourbon
From Whiskey to BourbonVideo Clip (3:13)
Video Clip (3:13)
Learn about the barreling process for Kentucky bourbon in this clip from "Hands on History" that looks at the process that converts "white dog" (or white lightning) whiskey into bourbon.
Andrew Jackson's Controversial Decisions
Andrew Jackson's Controversial DecisionsVideo Clip (3:31)
Video Clip (3:31)
Find out how Andrew Jackson's controversial Indian Removal Act paved the way for The Trail of Tears.
Weapons Rundown: Kentucky Long Rifle
Weapons Rundown: Kentucky Long RifleVideo Clip (2:45)
Video Clip (2:45)
Historical rifle expert Garry James walks us through the Kentucky long rifle.
Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot
Knob Creek Machine Gun ShootVideo Clip (2:29)
Video Clip (2:29)
R. Lee Ermey tours the Knob Creek Machine Gun Shoot in West Point, Kentucky.
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