Photo Galleries (3)
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Civil War: Antietam
Civil War: Antietam(12 Photos)
Explore the Battle of Antietam--one of the bloodiest of the Civil War-- through photographs of soldiers, the battlefield and monuments.
Washington, D.C.(10 Photos)
The capital of the United States, Washington, D.C., is home to many of the country's most iconic landmarks, including the White House, the Washington Monument and the U.S. Capitol.
The Battle of Antietam
The Battle of AntietamVideo Clip (2:45)
Video Clip (2:45)
The bloodiest single day in American history ends in a Union victory that bolsters President Lincoln's ability to issue the Emancipation Proclamation.
America DividedVideo Clip (3:54)
Video Clip (3:54)
America is at the brink of a Civil War as cotton spreads west and threatens to expand slavery into new territories.
America and the Civil War
America and the Civil WarVideo Clip (4:04)
Video Clip (4:04)
Discover how the bloodiest war in American history transformed the face of the nation.
First Telegraph Message
First Telegraph MessageVideo Clip (2:55)
Video Clip (2:55)
Morse's first telegram marked the beginning of the telecommunications revolution.
Speeches & Audio (2)
Spiro Agnew Attacks News Coverage
Spiro Agnew Attacks News CoverageAudio Clip (2:55)
Audio Clip (2:55)
On November 13, 1969, at the Midwestern Regional Republican Conference in Des Moines, Iowa, Vice President Spiro Agnew delivers a Pat Buchanan-penned speech that sharply criticizes the television networks' coverage of President Richard Nixon's Vietnam policy.
Spiro Agnew Resigns
Spiro Agnew ResignsAudio Clip (2:01)
Audio Clip (2:01)
On October 10, 1973, after the U.S. Justice Department uncovered widespread evidence of his political corruption, Spiro Agnew announces his resignation as vice president of the United States.
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