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|Slavery As It Exists in America |
A pro-Southern political cartoon intended to show that American slaves were better-off than British workers.
|Mass Meeting to Endorse Call for South Carolina Secession Convention |
Six days after the United States elected Abraham Lincoln to serve as America''s 16th President, South Carolina held a meeting to endorse a call from the State Legislature to hold a Secession Convention.
|Election Troubles in South Carolina - Election of 1876 |
After South Carolina rejoined the Union, African-American males could vote. More blacks were involved in government in South Carolina than in any other Southern State. Then things changed.
|Golden Gate Strait and the Golden Gate Bridge |
The Golden Gate Strait separates the Pacific Ocean from San Francisco Bay. Today, the Golden Gate Bridge spans this narrow water passage.
|Grand Canyon As a National Monument |
The Grand Canyon, one of the world's most stunning natural wonders, became an American national monument in 1908.
|Battle of Cowpens - Turning Point in the Revolutionary War |
The battle of Cowpens (January 17, 1781) occurred in two phases.
|Running for the Presidency - American Politics |
The political campaigns, leading-up to the presidential election of 1884, included lots of arguing politicians.
|Nixon and the Watergate Scandal |
This photo depicts the Watergate Complex. Burglars, looking for negative information from the Democratic National Committee, broke into the DNC office, at Watergate.
|Henry B. Northup Rescues Platt from Slavery |
Henry Bliss Northup was the man who rescued Solomon Northup - whose slave name was ''Platt Hamilton'' - from slavery.
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