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The American Revolution

This compelling new series chronicles the rise of the rebellion, failures and setbacks of the colonial mission, and the ultimate comeback that resulted in the birth of a nation. Through expert interviews, re-enactments and cutting-edge animations, the series brings more than a dozen indispensable players to the front lines, like John Glover, who helped row Washington's forces across the Delaware to secure victory at Trenton. Also featured is Salem Poor, who was born into slavery but served heroically under Washington at the Battle of White Plains and Bunker Hill. Many women also answered the call, like Nancy Hart, a patriot spy who disguised herself as a man and wandered through British encampments to gather intelligence.

Show Info

Network: United States AHC (2014 - 2014)
Schedule: Mondays, Tuesdays at 21:00 (60 min)
Status: Ended
Show Type: Documentary
Genres: WarHistory
Episodes ordered: 3 episodes

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Previous Episode

Return of the Rebels

Episode 1x03; Dec 16, 2014

The American Revolution seems doomed as the British army launches a bold new campaign in the South, but unsung patriots help reverse the course of the war and shock the world: Elizabeth Burgin helps POWs escape from British prison ships in New York i

Previous Episodes

Episode NameAirdateTrailer
1x03: Return of the RebelsDec 16, 2014
1x02: The Empire Fights BackDec 15, 2014
1x01: Rise of the PatriotsDec 15, 2014
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Extra Details

Also known as:
  • Patriots Rising: The American Revolution (United States United States)
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