Explains the great calamity that was the Civil War, highlighting the major battles and prominent players in that conflict.
When gold was found at Sutter's Mill in California in 1849, the lives of thousands of people changed forever.
Describes the events and circumstances surrounding the forced journey of the Cherokee to an Oklahoma reservation during the nineteenth century.
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.
Highlights the major events in the history of the Old West and profiles some of the people who settled that area.
Discusses the history of the mining days at Comstock.
Briefly describes life in United States at the beginning of the twentieth century, including immigration, the labor movement, America's role in World War I and world affairs, and the Roaring Twenties.