The America The Living Dream: The History Of Our Nation DVD Series covers the history of the United States through the 20th Century. In this episode, learn about the four years of intense fighting during the Civil War that nearly brought America to its knees. Through the era of the "Old West" to the Industrial Revolution of the 1800's, America entered a time of unrest, upheaval and distrust. Grades 7-10. 48 minutes on DVD.