From the Gateway Arch, Rockefeller Center, the Sears Tower, and the Empire State Buiding to the carvings on Mount Rushmore, the Golden Gate Bridge, the Space Needle and Grand Central Terminal, the U.S. has dozens of impressive, important, and iconic structures. Which ones have you been to? Which has had the biggest impact on its local community and on the country? Which one is your favorite?
The first around-the-world air race was sponsored to prove that the airplane had a commercial future.
"The Wizard of Menlo Park," Inventor Thomas Edison, built the first practical light bulb and revolutionized the world.
It was the deadliest workplace accident in New York City’s history.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
Postwar New York City and the global economic order told through the story of the World Trade Center.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.
George Eastman introduced the Kodak and Brownie camera systems and transformed photography into something anybody could do.
The internationally famous carnival of delights in New York was the birthplace of the hot dog and the roller coaster.