American Progress --

Part 1

"Lives of great men remind us we can make our lives sublime..."

--Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Story #1: Eli Whitney

1765-1825

Eli Whitney
00:00 / 10:08

Story #2: Robert Fulton

1756-1815

Robert Fulton
00:00 / 08:55

Story #3: John James Audubon

1785-1851

John James Audubon
00:00 / 08:25

Story #4: Peter Cooper

1791-1883

Peter Cooper
00:00 / 15:21

Story #5: William Hickling Prescott

1796-1859

Willian Hickling Prescott
00:00 / 10:36

Story #6: George Peabody

1795-1869

George Peabody
00:00 / 07:27

Story #7: Mary Lyon

1797-1849

Mary Lyon
00:00 / 08:12

Story #8: Charles Goodyear

1800-1860

Charles Goodyear
00:00 / 11:33

Story #9: Cyrus Hall McCormick

1809-1884

Cyrus Hall McCormick
00:00 / 07:20

Story #10: Ralph Waldo Emerson

1803-1882

Ralph Waldo Emerson
00:00 / 07:47

Story #11: Nathaniel Hawthorne

1804-1864

Nathaniel Hawthorne
00:00 / 21:17

Story #12: Louis Agassiz

1807-1883

Louis Agassiz
00:00 / 08:31

Story #13: Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

1807-1882

Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
00:00 / 07:42

Story #14: George Jones

1811-1891

George Jones
00:00 / 04:36

Story #15: Elizabeth Cady Stanton

1815-1902

Elizabeth Cady Stanton
00:00 / 11:26

Story #16: Henry David Thoreau

1817-1862

Henry David Thoreau
00:00 / 08:49

Story #17: Maria Mitchell

1818-1889

Maria Mitchell
00:00 / 26:08

Story #18: Cyrus W. Field

1819-1892

Cyrus W. Field
00:00 / 10:33

Story #19: Elias Howe

1819-1867

Elias Howe
00:00 / 12:18

Story #20: Susan B. Anthony

1820-1906

Susan B. Anthony
00:00 / 11:49

Story #21: Elizabeth Blackwell

1821-1910

Elizabeth Blackwell
00:00 / 24:42

Story #22: Louisa Alcott

1823-1888

Louisa Alcott
00:00 / 18:21