videos + essays
Over the next two years, Seeing America will grow to include 100 videos, 18 essays, quizzes, discussion questions and lesson plans.
One of the most famous landscape photographs showing the horrible aftermath of the Battle of Gettysburg.
Thomas Nast's cartoon urges its viewers to confront white supremacy.
The Know-Nothings: a short-lived party with long-term influence.
Martyr. Murderer. Prophet. Madman. All of these words have been used to describe John Brown, the fiery abolitionist.
A Hudson River School artist looks north
Sail, steam, cotton, and oil — the engines of the American economy.
How women contributed to the repairing a country that had been torn apart.
The painting that inspired a National Park
The bandolier bag and the story of forced migration
Painting, photography, and the railroad come together to preserve a topography unique in the world
De Soto led hundreds of soldiers on the first European expedition into what became the United States.
Pioneers and frontiersmen, creating an American mythology amidst the Civil War