The women's suffrage movement endured infighting, alliances, and betrayals, and won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.
The Freedom Summer of 1964 saw whites and blacks coming together in a nonviolent army to bring national attention to the struggle for racial equality.
An African American civil rights leader, Ida B. Wells was born into slavery before becoming a journalist in Memphis.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
Malcolm X, a man who both terrified and inspired, expressed the anger and struggle of black people for freedom in the 1960s.