An African American minister whose dream of ending racism galvanized millions of Americans in the civil rights movement.
Robert Noyce's invention of the microchip launched the world into the Information Age.
General Douglas MacArthur led American troops in World Wars I and II before being fired by President Harry Truman during the Korean War.
Legendary bank robber John Dillinger garnered the admiration of many struggling Americans, but FBI took him down with a message: crime doesn't pay.
During the defining months of the offensive against Germany, American forces faced a moral and strategic dilemma.
The founding father laid the groundwork for the nation's modern economy, including the banking system and Wall Street.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Today one of the most-recognized figures in American literary history, poet Walt Whitman was denounced by critics in his own time.