The coal miners' battle for dignity led to the largest armed insurrection since the American Civil War.
A man who symbolized African American equality fought a proponent of Hitler's Aryan racial theories on the eve of World War II.
The first woman to fly solo across the Atlantic, Earhart disappeared in 1937 during an attempt to circumnavigate the world by airplane.
William "Buffalo Bill" Cody's legendary exploits helped create the myth of the American West that still endures today.
The most daring and innovative accomplishment at the turn of the 20th century.
The first man to fly across the Atlantic, Charles Lindbergh was unprepared for the attention, particularly after his son was kidnapped.
During the Great Depression, Americans built the Hoover Dam, one of the greatest engineering works in history.