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Culture | History | Historical Figures

From Musketeers to Nazis, Archimedes to Harriet Tubman, these famous historical figures changed the course of history -- for better or worse.


Inca Pictures

 Inca Pictures

Inca pictures show what life was like for the ancient Incas of South America. Take a look at pictures of the Incans. See more »

Maya Pictures

 Maya Pictures

Maya pictures show you what life was like for the ancient Maya of Central America. Take a look at pictures of the Mayans See more »

How the First Lady Works

 How the First Lady Works

The first lady is an important, if not formal, office in the United States. Read about first ladies, their history and why first ladies face such scrutiny. See more »

Who was Rosie the Riveter?

 Who was Rosie the Riveter?

Rosie the Riveter is an icon of World War II and a symbol of feminine capability. Learn about Rosie the Riveter and her we-can-do-it attitude. See more »

Lewis and Clark Pictures

 Lewis and Clark Pictures

Lewis and Clark pictures show you scenes from the Corps of Discovery's journey West. Check out pictures of the Lewis and Clark expedition. See more »

Christopher Columbus Pictures

 Christopher Columbus Pictures

The Christopher Columbus pictures in this gallery show the famous explorer. Check out pictures of Christopher Columbus. See more »

Greek Philosopher Pictures

 Greek Philosopher Pictures

Greek philosopher pictures show some of the greatest thinkers in ancient history. Take a look at pictures of the ancient Greek philosophers. See more »

Who was Marco Polo?

 Who was Marco Polo?

Marco Polo was an 11th-century Italian explorer responsible for bringing information about China to Europe. Read about Marco Polo and his biography. See more »

What was Archimedes' death ray?

 What was Archimedes' death ray?

Archimedes' death ray is a fabled device that brought death and destruction to Roman ships. Learn about Archimedes' death ray and what it was made of. See more »

How Joe Biden Works

 How Joe Biden Works

Joe Biden, a senator from Delaware, is Barack Obama's pick for vice president. Read about Joe Biden and the Obama-Biden campaign for the White House. See more »