What aspect of the abolitionist movement moves you the most? Is there an event you wish you could have witnessed in person? A story you love? A particular person you admire or can relate to? Share your story with American Experence.
In 1897, Arctic explorer Robert Peary caused a sensation when he returned from Greenland with five Eskimos.
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.
Football coach Knute Rockne of Notre Dame was a pivotal figure in the sudden rise of sports to a position of power in American culture.
The Chiricahua Apache medicine man and warrior who refused to accept white man's 'civilization.' Part of The Wild West collection.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
In 1936, GM and Ford could not stop one of the worst battles of the American labor movement.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.