In the fall of 1829, Angelina Grimke resolved to leave Charleston and the pollutions of slavery, for an uncertain future in the North.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
James Michael Curley and his sophisticated political machine dominated Boston for almost half a century.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The six-part story of a frontiersman farmer and a wealthy Confederate slave-owner's daughter.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.
A peanut farmer who rose to become America's 39th president. Part of the award-winning Presidents collection.