From Jamestown to Plymouth, early settlers fight for survival. Tobacco sows the seeds of opportunity, and the north becomes a powerhouse of trade. Tension, taxation, and resistance explode into war as the rebels take on the might of the British Empire. Washington's army is near defeat, but new weapons and battle tactics turn the tide. Forged through revolution, a new nation is born. Follow the men and women who pushed innovation and ingenuity to the very edge to create a modern world.