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?
Before radar had been invented a devastating hurricane hit America, surprising residents of the East Coast and killing more than 600 people.
A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
High on a granite cliff in South Dakota's Black Hills tower the huge carved faces of four American presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln, and Theodore Roosevelt.
John Wesley Powell's epic journey into the unknown Grand Canyon was filled with adventure as his team mapped the Colorado River for the first time.
The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
The New Deal program CCC put three million young men to work in camps across America.
In 1934, American polar explorer Richard Byrd became the first to experience winter in Antarctica's interior.