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Native American Tribes and Cultures
Native American Tribes and Cultures(13 Photos)
Native American cultures in the United States include socially and geographically diverse groups.
Lewis & Clark Expedition
Lewis & Clark ExpeditionVideo Clip (1:46)
Video Clip (1:46)
In 1804, Jefferson sends a team to explore lands acquired in the Louisiana Purchase. The Corps of Discovery will travel nearly 8,000 miles over three years, reaching the Pacific Ocean and clearing the path for westward expansion.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.
Louisiana Purchase Doubles U.S.Video Clip (1:24)
Video Clip (1:24)
Thomas Jefferson pulls off the land deal of the millennium when he buys 800,000 square miles from the French, stretching from the Mississippi River to the Rocky Mountains
The Buffalo and Native Americans
The Buffalo and Native AmericansVideo Clip (1:52)
Video Clip (1:52)
The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction.
Lewis & Clark Campsite at Pompey's Pillar
Lewis & Clark Campsite at Pompey's PillarVideo Clip (2:57)
Video Clip (2:57)
This is one of the most famous sandstone buttes in America, and bears the only remaining physical evidence of the Lewis and Clark expedition. It appears on the trail today just as it did 200 years ago.
Columbus' Quest for Gold
Columbus' Quest for GoldVideo Clip (2:38)
Video Clip (2:38)
In the new world, Columbus enslaved the native people and forced them to mine for gold.
What Is America Unearthed?
What Is America Unearthed?Video Clip (0:32)
Video Clip (0:32)
America is a burial ground for a web of archaeological secrets. Ancient symbols, religious relics and unexplained artifacts suggest that civilizations from around the world have left their mark, and that the history we all know may not always be the whole story.
A Secret Symbol Revealed
A Secret Symbol RevealedVideo Clip (1:52)
Video Clip (1:52)
Discover the meaning of the Cross of Lorraine, a symbol used by secret societies including the Knights Templar and the Freemasons, and its use in the design of the Oreo cookie.
Finding the Mayans in Georgia
Finding the Mayans in GeorgiaVideo Clip (2:56)
Video Clip (2:56)
New evidence has surfaced that could reveal where the Mayans went after abandoning their original cities around 1000 A.D.
Meet Scott Wolter
Meet Scott WolterVideo Clip (1:54)
Video Clip (1:54)
Scott Wolter is a pioneer in the field of forensic geology whose expertise has been tapped to solve mysteries hidden in rock and concrete all across America.
Season Finale Sneak Peek
Season Finale Sneak PeekVideo Clip (0:30)
Video Clip (0:30)
Get a sneak peek at the season finale of America Unearthed.
Clues to the Holy Grail
Clues to the Holy GrailVideo Clip (1:52)
Video Clip (1:52)
Scott Wolter discovers an unusual connection between the flag of Nova Scotia and a prominent family crest offering another clue in the search for the grail.
What's In Scott's Lab
What's In Scott's LabVideo Clip (3:04)
Video Clip (3:04)
Step inside Scott Wolter's laboratory for a look at the unusual collection of historic and pre-historic artifacts the forensic geologist has collected.
Real VikingsVideo Clip (2:07)
Video Clip (2:07)
Scott seeks to separate truth from fiction in discussions with an expert concerning the many claims and stereotypes surrounding the Vikings.
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Robert Peary Reaches North Pole
Robert Peary Reaches North PoleAudio Clip (4:02)
Audio Clip (4:02)
In a recorded lecture, Adm. Robert Edwin Peary describes his expedition to the North Pole, which he reached on April 6, 1909.
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