2016-10-26T11:04:29ZPicture of a man standing in a dust storm during the Great Depression.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZPicture of a woman and her three children (close-up) during the Great Depression.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZPicture of a school in Alabama during the Great Depression.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZPicture of a woman making supper during the Great Depression.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZPicture of two children, one on crutches, near Bakersfield, California during the Great Depression.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZLeon Trotsky was a leader of the 1917 Russian Revolution but after Lenin's death was exiled and ultimately murdered by Stalin.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZMovie star James Dean was driving his new Porsche 550 Spyder when he hit another car nearly head-on, and died at age 24.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZOn August 20, 1940, Ramon Mercader slammed a mountaineering ice pick into Leon Trotsky's skull. The following day, Trotsky died of his injuries.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZAt 2:00 am on the morning of July 17, 1918, Czar Nicholas II, his wife, and their five children were taken to a small room downstairs and brutally murdered. Find out how and why.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZPicture of an 18-year-old mother from Oklahoma now a California migrant during the Great Depression.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZA large compilation of pictures of fascinating people and important events of the twentieth century, including Franklin D. Roosevelt, the Holocaust, the Vietnam War, and World War I.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZThe famous picture of a mother of seven during the Great Depression, taken by Dorthea Lange.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZNicholas II was the last czar of Russia. Nicholas' inflexibility and seeming disinterest in his own people, pushed Russia into both a revolution and a civil war.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZA collection of quotes by civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. about justice, equality, life, law, freedom, peace, discrimination, and love.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZAfter the ratification of the 16th Amendment to the Constitution in 1913, the U.S. federal government enacted its first, permanent personal income tax.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZPicture of a woman and three children (close-up) during the Great Depression.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZLinks to a large compilation of pictures of dust storms, farm foreclosures, migrant workers, unemployed, breadlines, soup kitchens, etc.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZWe have all heard, and perhaps even personally used, the phrase, the greatest thing since sliced bread! Yet, when was sliced bread invented and why was it so amazing? Find out more about the history of sliced bread.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZIn the morning on December 17, Rasputin's daughters woke to find that their father had not returned from his late night rendezvous with the Little One. Where was his body found? Page 5.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZThe Russian Revolution of 1917 toppled a monarchy and brought about the first communist country in the world.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZMary McLeod Bethune was a famous black spokesperson for education, equal rights, civil rights, and women's rights during the first half of the 20th century.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZFollow the events of the Russian Revolution of 1917 as they unfolded in this timeline of the Russian Revolution.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZThe Great Depression struck the United States with surprising force. It began on October 29, 1929 with the Stock Market Crash and only ended after over a decade of hardship and suffering.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZThe Twist, a dance done by swiveling the hips, became a worldwide dance craze in the early 1960s. Find out who invented it, who made it popular, and how to do it.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZWhen the Empire State Building opened on May 1, 1931, it was the tallest building in the world. How did this gigantic icon get built? It started with a race to the sky.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZDuring the Great Depression, an ecological disaster affected millions of Americans living in the Great Plains. This area, affected by both an eight-year drought and massive soil erosion, became called the Dust Bowl because of the huge dust storms that made living and farming in the area untenable. Learn more about the Dust Bowl of the 1930s.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZFrom March 12 to April 6, 1930, Mohandas Gandhi led his followers on the Salt March to the sea at Dandi. Here, Gandhi broke the law by picking up natural salt, beginning a massive salt-tax boycott.
2016-10-26T11:04:29ZThe Russian Revolution had roots that went back decades. It began with an unhappy people and ended with a weak-minded leader.