Describes the causes and key events leading up to the Revolutionary War and includes brief profiles of major figures during the period.
Describes America's earliest settlers, discussing the reasons people took the risky trip, the journey, and the hardships they faced.
Describes the first explorers and their expeditions to uncharted lands, discussing their motivations and accomplishments.
Looks at the history of pirates, covering such topics as the pirate code of conduct, life on board a pirate ship, and famous pirates throughout history.
Explores the history and symbolism of the American flag, including how it inspired Francis Scott Key to compose the national anthem and encouraged Francis Bellamy and James B. Upham to write the Pledge of Allegiance.
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.
From the Patty Hearst kidnapping to the Oklahoma City bombing, these cases kept America watching.