Between 1854 and 1929 more than 100,000 abused or orphaned children were sent by train to the Midwest to begin new lives in foster families.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
The trial of nine falsely accused African American teens in Alabama would draw North and South into their sharpest conflict since the Civil War.
Follow seven former Amish who choose their freedom over their family
Richard Nixon faced impeachment but also ended the Vietnam War. Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
During the 1960s the Ku Klux Klan would rise again in the most progressive southern state.