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.
Creating Miami Beach from a narrow spit of Florida swampland, Carl Fisher made a fortune until a devastating hurricane and the stock market crash of 1929 wiped him out.
A nostalgic and humorous look at how old world Chicago lives side by side with the new.
The story of Native peoples’ valiant resistance to expulsion from their lands and the extinction of their culture.
America's first First Lady defined the role of the President's wife and in the process changed the face of the American presidency.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
Mathematician and paranoid schizophrenic John Nash's work became a foundation of modern economic theory.
A star in baseball's golden age, Joe DiMaggio's celebrity status and tumultuous marriage to Marilyn Monroe brought him pain.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.