In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision had the potential to legalize slavery everywhere in the United States.
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
A president who rose from a broken childhood to become one of the most successful politicians in modern American history, and one of the most complex and conflicted characters to ever stride across the public stage.