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House of the DragonHouse of the Dragon
HBO Max, 2022 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.2/5

Set 300 years before the events of Game of Thrones, House of the Dragon tells the history of House Targaryen as they fight through a civil war.


Shogun (2024)Shogun (2024)
FX, 2024 Running | Drama, Adventure, History | ► Trailer
Rating: 4/5

Set in Japan in the year 1600, at the dawn of a century-defining civil war, Lord Yoshii Toranaga is fighting for his life as his enemies on the Council of Regents unite against him, when a mysterious European ship is found marooned in a nearby fishing village. Its English pilot, John Blackthorne, comes bearing secrets that could help Toranaga tip the scales of power and devastate the formidable influence of Blackthorne's own enemies - the Jesuit priests and Portuguese merchants. Toranaga's and Blackthorne's fates become inextricably tied to their translator, Toda Mariko, a mysterious Christian noblewoman and the last of a disgraced line. While serving her lord amidst this fraught political landscape, Mariko must reconcile her newfound companionship with Blackthorne, her commitment to the faith that saved her and her duty to her late father.


Mercy StreetMercy Street
PBS, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History, Mini-Series | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.7/5

This mini series follows the lives of two volunteer nurses on opposing sides of the Civil War - New England abolitionist Mary Phinney and Confederate supporter Emma Green. The Green family's luxury hotel in Alexandria, Va., has been transformed into Mansion House, a Union Army hospital tending to the war's wounded. Inspired by memoirs and letters from real doctors and nurse volunteers at Mansion House Hospital, this new drama reveals the stories of those struggling to save lives while managing their own hardships.


GrantGrant
History, 2020 Cancelled/Ended | History, Documentary, Biography | ► Trailer
Rating: 5/5

The documentary-series examines Grant's life story using his perspective and experiences to explore a turbulent time in history: the Civil War and Reconstruction.


To the Abandoned Sacred BeastsTo the Abandoned Sacred Beasts
Tokyo MX, 2019 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Mystery, Fantasy | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.1/5

During a protracted civil war that pitted the North against the South, the outnumbered Northerners used dark magical arts to create monstrous super-soldiers-Incarnates. Now that the war has ended, those Sacred Beasts must learn how to make their way in a peaceful society, or face death at the hands of a Beast Hunter... Nancy Schaal Bancroft, the daughter of an Incarnate soldier who met an untimely end at the hands of one such Beast Hunter, turns to hunting the hunter herself. But once she catches up with her quarry, she discovers hard truths about the lives of the Incarnates...


RootsRoots
ABC, 1977 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, History, Biography
Rating: 3.8/5

The docu-drama covers a period of history that begins in mid-1700s Gambia, West Africa and concludes during post-Civil War United States, over 100 years later. This 1977 miniseries eventually won 9 Emmy awards, a Golden Globe award, and a Peabody award, and still stands as the most watched miniseries in U.S. history.


Lincoln's DilemmaLincoln's Dilemma
Apple TV+, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary | ► Trailer

This documentary is a fresh exploration of President Lincoln and the complex journey to end slavery. Narrated by Jeffrey Wright and featuring the voices of Bill Camp as Abraham Lincoln and Leslie Odom Jr. as Frederick Douglass, the series is a 21st century examination of a complicated man and the people and events that shaped his evolving stance on slavery.


America's Hidden StoriesAmerica's Hidden Stories
Smithsonian Channel, 2019 Running | Fantasy, History, Documentary
Rating: 5/5

Our nation's secrets aren't secret anymore. Old tales, new truths. Upcoming episodes reveal new information about: Salem Witch Trials, Peral Harbor, Civil War, Spanish Flu, American Revolution and Cold War.


North and SouthNorth and South
ABC, 1985 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Military/War, Romance, History
Rating: 3.8/5

Civil War-era mini-series based on John Jakes' novels; aired in the 1980's.


Abraham Lincoln His Life and LegacyAbraham Lincoln His Life and Legacy
History, 2022 Cancelled/Ended | Documentary, Biography

A celebration of our nation's sixteenth president. This series presents a complex portrait of a man who many consider to be our greatest commander-in-chief, but who considered himself "the loneliest man in the world." Bringing to life the tumultuous times in which Lincoln led his country, some of his finest Civil War moments, and his final hours, "History" examines the Lincoln legacy in a modern context. "Abraham Lincoln: His Life And Legacy" is the ultimate tribute to the ultimate president and includes the following seven documentaries: "Lincoln"; "Investigating History: Lincoln: Man or Myth"; "Man, Moment, Machine: Lincoln and the Flying Spying Machine"; "Conspiracy?: Lincoln Assassination"; "High Tech Lincoln"; "Sherman's March"; "The Hunt for John Wilkes Booth".


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