What impact do you think the whaling industry had on America and its economy? The whaling industry was America's first global resource-based industry. How do you think it shaped us as a nation? What do you believe is currently the industry that epitomizes the identity of America?
The inspiring story of the modern environmental movement.
When an earthen dam broke without warning, a small city in Pennsylvania was swept away in a wall of water over 30 feet high.
The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
The contradictory history of a dam that became a statement of American power and prestige.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
How do you manage weapons of mass destruction without being destroyed by them?
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.