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God and America’s Military

American Minute with Bill Federer After having the Declaration of Independence read to his troops, General George Washington issued the order, July 9, 1776: "Commanding officers...

But it’s just a statue…

BY T.F. STERN This past week in our nation we’ve seen lawless individuals and groups of thugs attacking anyone who disagrees with their extreme views...

Blackstone’s Commentaries and the Revolution

American Minute with Bill Federer Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England, published 1765-1769 by Oxford's Clarendon Press, had an immense influence on...

Survival of Civilization

American Minute with Bill Federer V-J Day, AUGUST 14, 1945, President Harry S Truman stated at a News Conference announcing the end of World War...

America the Beautiful

American Minute with Bill Federer "O Beautiful, For Spacious Skies, For Amber Waves of Grain ..." Almost chosen as the National Anthem in 1926, "America the...

The Equal Access Act

American Minute with Bill Federer In an attempted to warn the nation, the Democrat Congressman from Florida, Albert S. Herlong, Jr., read into the U.S...

A brief history on White House scandals

American Minute with Bill Federer White House scandals have been motivated by greed, love of power, lust, or a conviction that one's political agenda is...

The Cane Ridge Revival August 7, 1801

American Minute with Bill Federer Thomas Jefferson noted in his Memorandum Book: "I have subscribed to the building of an Episcopalian church, two hundred dollars; a...

Alfred Lord Tennyson born AUGUST 6, 1809

American Minute with Bill Federer Camelot and King Arthur's Court, Knights of the Round Table, Guinevere, Sir Lancelot, Sir Galahad, and the search for the...

Apostle to the Indians

American Minute with Bill Federer The first book printed in America was the Bay Psalm Book by John Eliot, who was baptized in England as...

AN APPEAL TO HEAVEN

American Minute with Bill Federer In June of 1775, citizens acting as merchant mariners captured the British schooner HMS Margaretta around Machias, Massachusetts. That same month,...

Columbus set sail AUGUST 3, 1492

American Minute with Bill Federer "There are but 155 years left...at which time...the world will come to an end," wrote Christopher Columbus in his book...

Herman Melville born AUGUST 1, 1819

American Minute with Bill Federer "There she blows!" cried the lookout, sighting Moby Dick. Captain Ahab, driven by revenge, sailed the seas to capture this great...

We said we would do it, and we kept our word!

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP the session of the first congress, convened since republicanism has recovered it’s ascendancy , is now drawing to a close. they will...

Christopher Columbus and Booker T. Washington?

American Minute with Bill Federer On the third of his four voyages, Columbus sailed south along the west coast of Africa before heading west across...

William Penn’s “holy experiment” of “Brotherly Love”

American Minute with Bill Federer William Penn was arrested and imprisoned several times for sharing his religious opinions which were not in agreement with the...

Christianity – Religion in America

American Minute with Bill Federer Alexis de Tocqueville was born JULY 29, 1805. A French social scientist, he traveled the United States in 1831, and wrote...

America’s Civil Rights Movement – a brief history

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1857, the Supreme Court, with 7 of the 9 Justices being Democrat, decided that Dred Scott was not a...

Communism or Democracy – the fight for America

American Minute with Bill Federer "FREEDOM IS NOT FREE" is the inscription on the Korean War Memorial in Washington, D.C. The Korean War started June 25,...

Ben Franklin’s America

American Minute with Bill Federer On JULY 26, 1775, Benjamin Franklin became the first Postmaster General of the United States, a position he held under...