Discusses the history of the mining days at Comstock.
Describes the Pony Express mail relay service in the western United States in the mid-nineteenth century and discusses the difficulties faced by the Pony Express riders, including dangerous weather conditions and hostile Native Americans.
When gold was found at Sutter's Mill in California in 1849, the lives of thousands of people changed forever.
Highlights the major events in the history of the Old West and profiles some of the people who settled that area.
Describes the events and circumstances surrounding the forced journey of the Cherokee to an Oklahoma reservation during the nineteenth century.
Explains the great calamity that was the Civil War, highlighting the major battles and prominent players in that conflict.
Describes the progress of communication from smoke signals used by early cultures to email and the Internet.