A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.
The U.S. government's response to the Holocaust was slow and fueled by complex social and political factors.
Bascom Lamar Lunsford and his campaign to preserve mountain music and dance.
In 1969, homosexuality was illegal in almost every state... but that was about to change. The Stonewall riots marked a major turning point in the modern gay civil rights movement.
Prohibition's effect on Detroit, Michigan, the first major American city to "go dry," and the growth of the liquor smuggling industry.
The unbounded optimism of the Jazz Age and the shocking consequences when reality finally hit on October 29th, 1929.
The story of Chicago's dramatic transformation from a swampy frontier town to a massive metropolis in the nineteenth century.