After fighting for the abolition of slavery for 25 years, William Lloyd Garrison believes the Republic had been corrupted from the start. In Massachusetts, he burns a copy of the constitution. "The Constitution of the United States of America is the source and parent of all the other atrocities: 'a covenant with death, and an agreement with Hell.'"
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
At the height of segregation, an unlikely alliance between a black medical genius and a white surgeon led to a pioneering medical breakthrough.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
The black residents of Tulsa relive their community's remarkable rise and tragic decline.
Engineer James Eads tamed the mighty Mississippi, turning New Orleans into the second largest port in the nation.
The story of the Mexican American miners whose labor battles shaped the course of Arizona history.
In the decade after the Civil War, former slaves sing their way into a nation's heart with spirituals, the religious anthems of slavery.