Booth, the name of a family of actors. Two of the Booths were among the most brilliant actors of the 19th century. A third was the man who shot President Abraham Lincoln.
The American Civil War was a four-year armed conflict between northern and southern sections of the United States.
Most of us know P.T. Barnum because of the circus, but he was actually an important figure in American history. Learn how P.T. Barnum went from small-time entrepreneur to master showman and founder of the "Greatest Show on Earth."