America's history is rich with triumphs and tragedies. Topics ranging from the Civil Rights Movement to the historic moon landing will leave readers with a greater sense of how today's society was shaped. In this series, readers will be immersed in prominent events that led to both nationwide celebration and mourning. Compelling stories are brought to life through the eyes of people involved in the events. Vivid details, profound primary-source quotes, and captivating images will transport readers into these momentous occasions that will be remembered for generations. Additional features include a fast facts spread, a timeline of events, critical-thinking questions, a phonetic glossary, an index, and sources for further research.