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The Ultimate Guide To The Presidents

The Ultimate Guide To The Presidents

The Ultimate Guide To The President gives viewers a fresh perspective on the evolving nature of presidential power, and its three forms: legislative, judicial and executive, from the position's establishment right through to modern times. Assume the Position 1789-1825 sees the USA born amongst a world of Kings and Emperors, but George Washington taking a different path.

Assume The Position 1789-1825
The series begins by explaining the creation of the position of President and the actions of George Washington, whose every decision, would ultimately impact the role of the president on the United States.
Power To The People 1824-1849
The episode picks up after the building of the Erie Canal, covering the events of the 1820s until the buildup to the Civil War.
A House Divided 1849-1865
The episode picks up during the build up the Civil War, covering the events from Zachary Taylor's presidency until the sudden assassination of Abraham Lincoln.
Executive Retreat 1865-1901
The episode picks up after the Civil War, covering the events from Andrew Johnson's presidency until the sudden assassination of William McKinley.
Call Of Duty 1899-1921
The episode picks up after the assassination of William McKinley, covering the ascent of Theodore Roosevelt, all the way through Woodrow Wilson's management of World War I.
Changing Of The Guard 1920-1945
The episode follows the aftermath of WWI. Though the economy had begun to roar, it quickly crashed down with the great depression and would not rise back up again until after WWII.
Hail To The Chief 1945-1964
The series continues following the end of the Second World War. The Cold War was presenting very new crises and Americans looked to their president to keep them safe.
Mantle Of Power 1965-2013
The series wraps up and concludes the history of the President of the United States from the bloody conflict in Vietnam to the situations faced today.