The American effort to relieve starvation in Soviet Russia in 1921 during the worst natural disaster in Europe in 500 years.
in 1931, Grace Hubbard Fortescue received a one-hour sentence for murdering a local Hawaiian accused of raping her daughter.
With data compiled from tens of thousands of sex questionnaires, Alfred Kinsey changed America's views about sex with the Kinsey Reports.
From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case that successfully challenged Jim Crow-style discrimination against Mexican Americans.
Politics, culture, race relations, and technology in a year of change.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
A new religion called spiritualism affected the nation in the era of Abraham Lincoln, P. T. Barnum and Frederick Douglass.