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 journey of Prince Maximilian, German naturalist, and artist Karl Bodmer, who explored the Mississippi River area from 1832-1834.
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
Vivid memories of those trapped in the terrifying temblor of 1906 that killed thousands of Californians.
In 1927, the Mississippi River flooded from New Orleans to Illinois, leaving a million people homeless and leading to a major black migration to the North.
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 epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
The story of the farmers who dreamed of prosperity and lived through ten years of drought, dust, disease and death.
Her 1963 warnings about the effects of pesticides and herbicides sparked a revolution in environmental policy.