A daunting story of shipwreck, starvation, mutiny and cannibalism amongst a group left abandoned in the high Arctic.
The story of the American civil rights movement is told through its powerful music -- the freedom songs that protesters sang on picket lines, in mass meetings, in police wagons, and in jail cells as they fought for justice and equality.
John Scopes' free speech trial pitted science against religion after the teacher presented Charles Darwin's theory of evolution in a Tennessee school.
The staggering death tolls of the Civil War permanently altered the character of the republic and the psyche of the American people.
The women's suffrage movement won the right to vote when the 19th Amendment passed in 1920.
Quilting and the intimate clues it yields about the lives of 19th century women.