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History of America in 30 Films

Chronological order

1.   The New World (2005) - 1607-1617
2.   The Crucible (1996) - 1692
3.   The Last of the Mohicans (1992) - 1757
4.   1776 (1972) - 1776
5.   Drums Along the Mohawk (1939) - 1775-1783
6.   The Alamo (2004) - 1836
7.   Amistad (1997) - 1839
8.   Abe Lincoln in Illinois (1940) - 1831-1860
9.   Glory (1989) - 1862
10. Gettysburg (1994) - 1863
11. Gone with the Wind (2003) - 1861-1872
12. Dances with Wolves (1990) - 1863-1870's
13. The Assassination of Jesse James by the
      Coward Robert Ford (2007) - 1880-1890's
14. The Magnificent Yankee (1950) - 1902-1932
15. Iron Jawed Angels (TV 2004) - 1910's-1918
16. The Grapes of Wrath (1939) - 1930's
17. Tora! Tora! Tora! (1970) - 1940-1941
18. Patton (1970) - 1943-1945
19. Good Night, and Good Luck (2005) - 1953
20. Malcolm X (1992) - 1950's-1965
21. The Right Stuff (1983) - 1953-1963
22. Thirteen Days (2000) - 1962
23. Full Metal Jacket (1987) - 1960's-1968
24. Platoon (1986) - 1967
25. Hamburger Hill (1987) - 1969
26. Woodstock (1970) - 1969
27. All the President's Men (1976) - 1972-1974
28. Pirates of Silicon Valley (TV 1999) - 1970's-1985
29. United 93 (2006) - 2001
30. The Social Network (2010) - 2003-2004