In 1857, the Supreme Court's Dred Scott decision had the potential to legalize slavery everywhere in the United States.
America came apart in 1964 and has since been reborn.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.