Frontiersmen spans the formative period of American history - the first 75 years from the post-revolutionary war colonies through the Civil War. It will feature the stories of iconic figures including: Daniel Boone, Lewis & Clark, Tecumseh, Andrew Jackson, Davy Crocket, Jim Bowie and Kit Carson.
1. Into the Wilderness
The Revolution begins, and the outbreak of war spreads beyond the colonies into the remote frontier; Daniel Boone's life-or-death struggle for the future of his settlement becomes a fight for the future of America.
Tuesday 20 March, 9pm
2. Never Surrender
Shawnee warrior Tecumseh unites the Native American tribes to resist expansion; after Thomas Jefferson orchestrates the Louisiana Purchase, Lewis & Clark make their legendary expedition to the Pacific; and a new war for America begins.
Tuesday 27 March, 9pm
3. Live Free or Die
Britain and Tecumseh's war to take back America expands as Andrew Jackson and Davy Crockett join the fight; the legendary rivalry between Jackson and Crockett begins on the frontier.
Tuesday 3 April, 9pm
4. Empire of Liberty
Davy Crockett makes a stand at The Alamo; President Polk risks war with Britain and Mexico, sending John Frémont and Kit Carson on a secret mission that ignites a war for California and the Pacific.
Tuesday 10 April, 9pm