TLF ID M008649
This is an online exhibition showing the objects, artefacts and images that make up some of the treasures of US history. The treasures shown in this exhibition document eight of the challenging situations and issues that have helped to shape the USA. Topics include: revolution and the new nation; slavery; western expansion; the Civil War; women's suffrage; the Great Depression and World War II; civil rights and AIDS. The online exhibition was developed by the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History.