Into the West 3 – Dreams and Schemes

This is the third episode on the Into the West Miniseries. The two families – one white and one Native American experience many events from the 19th century.

  • The Gold Rush and the gold fever (1849)
  • Treaty of Fort Laramine (1851)
  • The Grattan Massacre (1854)
  • Indian Native treaties and broken treaties.
  • Bloody Bill Anderson and Quantrill’s Raiders
  • One Wheeler becomes a pony express rider
  • Another Wheeler becomes an Army Scout

There is a name for this sort of fiction, where one family or one person experiences many of events of a particular time period. This miniseries is one of those types. This is more of a historical series than a Western series.