From 1861 to 1865, the Civil War ravaged America. It still holds several notorious records, such as the highest number of average deaths per day (504). Read more of the shocking statistics from the War that divided our nation.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
The life of the legendary photographer, known best for his black and white images of the wilderness of the American West.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
Two days in 1967 revealed a nation divided over a war that continues to haunt us.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.