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BY DAVID BARTON Easter is celebrated across the world as one of the most significant Christian holy days -- as a time when we pause to remember the great sacrifice of Jesus on the cross as well as the ultimate triumph of His resurrection. America's Founding Fathers often commented on...
By David Barton March 17 is annually celebrated in Boston as "Evacuation Day," commemorating the departure of the British from the city after an extended eleven month occupation at the start of the American War for Independence. That occupation lasted from April 19, 1775, through March 17, 1776, encompassing the Siege of...
BY DAVID BARTON On March 3rd, 1931, 86 years ago today, an Act of Congress made the Star Spangled Banner America's national anthem. So, in celebration of this important event, we invite you to study the song and the reason it was written. Following the American Revolution, Americans hoped to live...
BY DAVID BARTON The story behind America’s use of atomic weapons in World War II is one of the most fascinating in history. President Obama’s recent trip to the site in Japan of the first atomic bombing provides an excellent opportunity to become reacquainted with this remarkable narrative. The captivating...