The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
Robert E. Lee, the leading Confederate general of the American Civil War, remains a source of fascination and, for some, veneration.
The converging forces, circumstances, personalities and events that propelled a group of English men and women west across the Atlantic in 1620.
The life of the president who saw himself as the heroic defender of the "shining city on a hill." Part of the award-winning Presidents Collection.
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 story of James Garfield, one of the most extraordinary men ever elected president, and his assassination by a deluded madman.
Silent film actress Mary Pickford played a pivotal role in bringing Hollywood into the center of the motion picture industry.
Murderer, martyr, hero - John Brown's violent crusade against slavery would divide the nation and spark the Civil War.