Andrew J. Russell's photograph entitled "East and West Shaking Hands at Laying of Last Rail." commemorates the driving of the last spike that joined the Transcontinental railroad at Promontory Summit, Utah, on May 10, 1869
Sitting Bull was a Hunkpapa Lakota leader who became a symbol and archetype of Native American resistance movements. He had also taken part in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West show that influenced numerous portrayals of the Wild West in cinema and literature.
Popular attention focused on the Western United States from the 1850s to the 1910s, overplaying the romance, anarchy, and chaotic violence of the period. The American frontier contributed to expanding white settlers and displacing and decimating Native American populations.
Opened in spring 2001, this ballpark is an intimate, classic-style baseball field that is home to the Pittsburgh Pirates, in the American Rust Belt
On December 1, 1955, in Montgomery, Alabama, Parks refused to vacate a seat in favor of a white passenger. The case resulted in a November 1956 decision that bus segregation is unconstitutional.
Lake Louise (named Lake of the Little Fishes by the Stoney Nakota First Nations people) is a glacial lake within Banff National Park. It is named after Princess Louise Caroline Alberta (1848–1939), the fourth daughter of Queen Victoria and the wife of the Marquess of Lorne, Governor General of Canada from 1878 to 1883. It's turquoise water is a popular tourist attraction.
Aerial shot of New York City, the Hudson river and a large part of the New Jersey coastline. Numerous waterways and parks are enmeshed in the most densely populated area in the United States.
Situated on Mount Lee, in the Hollywood Hills area of the Santa Monica Mountains, the sign is 45 ft-tall and 350 feet long. Originally created in 1923 to advertise a local real estate development, it has become a cultural landmark and a symbol of the US movie industry.
Born Cassius Clay. Ali antagonized the white establishment in 1966 by refusing to be drafted into the U.S. military during the Vietnam War citing religious reasons. "War is against the teachings of the Qur'an." Ali added: "Why should they ask me to put on a uniform and go ten thousand miles from home and drop bombs and bullets on brown people in Vietnam while so-called Negro people in Louisville are treated like dogs and denied simple human rights?"
The Lincoln Memorial, designed by Henry Bacon with a statue by Daniel Chester French, commemorates the 16th President of the United States. It is situated on the National Mall across from the Washington Monument. It was dedicated in 1922 and features inscriptions of the Gettysburg Address and his second inaugural address. The memorial is open to the public 24/7.
The border (Spanish: frontera) extends from the Pacific Ocean in the west to the Gulf of Mexico in the east. It is the most frequently crossed border in the world, with approximately 350 million documented crossings annually. It is 3,145 km (1,954 mi) long.
Completed in 1941 under the direction of Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln, the sculpture's roughly 60-ft.-high granite faces depict U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln
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