Into the West is the TNT miniseries about westward expansion of the United States in the 1800s. The miniseries begins in the 1820s with the two main characters Jacob Wheeler and Loved by the Buffalo. The plot follows the story of two families, one white American, one Native American, as their lives become mingled through the momentous events of American expansion. The story intertwines real and fictional characters and events spanning the period of expansion of the United States in the American West, from 1825 to 1890.
Episode 1 – Wheel to the Stars includes the start of westward expansion with groups like the Mountain Men and trappers, and first interactions of Plains Native Americans with whites and European technology. The video questions go in order with the episode and a key is provided.