In the early 1830s, Texas, ruled by Mexico, held 20,000 U.S. settlers and 4,000 Mexican Tejanos, forcing residents to pick sides.
The worldwide migration by eager gold-seekers turned California into a land of opportunity and fierce competition.
The Last Stand, the final act of General George Custer's larger-than-life career, played out on a grand stage with a spellbound public engrossed in the drama. Part of the Wild West collection.
The boy behind the myth, who in just a few short years transformed himself from a skinny orphan to the most feared man in the West and an enduring icon. Part of The Wild West collection.
The epic battle waged over dinosaur fossils by rival paleontologists in the American West.
A biography of the last outlaws of the American Wild West
President Theodore Roosevelt was caught in the middle of the first major battle for wilderness preservation in Yosemite National Park.
A year in the life of Wyoming cowboys and the ranching families of the American West.