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Martin Luther and ‘the Reformation’

American Minute with Bill Federer On OCTOBER 31, 1517, an Augustinian monk named Martin Luther posted 95 debate questions on the door of Wittenberg Church,...

John Adams born OCTOBER 30, 1735

American Minute with Bill Federer John Adams was born OCTOBER 30, 1735. A Harvard graduate, he was admitted to the bar and married Abigail Smith in...

We are NOT that different from one another.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... the greatest good we can do our country is to heal it’s party divisions & make them one people. I do...

Black Tuesday – October 29, 1929

American Minute with Bill Federer October 29, 1929, the New York Stock Exchange crashed. Panic ensued as Wall Street sold 16,410,030 shares in a single day. Billions...

The Statue of Liberty

American Minute with Bill Federer The Statue of Liberty Enlightening the World was dedicated OCTOBER 28, 1886. The 450,000 lbs statue, standing 305 feet above the...

Just so you will know, I do have a pair.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... the second removal was called for by the high tone of remonstrance , to ... the belief that I was...

Theodore Roosevelt born OCTOBER 27, 1858

American Minute with Bill Federer Theodore Roosevelt was born OCTOBER 27, 1858. His wife and mother died on Valentine's Day, 1884. Depressed, he left to ranch in...

Minutemen and the hand of Providence

American Minute with Bill Federer In September of 1774, Dr. Joseph Warren wrote the Suffolk Resolves. British statesman Edmund Burke cited the Suffolk Resolves as a...

Grover Cleveland and faith in God

American Minute with Bill Federer Democrat President Grover Cleveland condemned Islamic terrorism committed against Armenian Christians in Turkey, December 2, 1895: "Massacres of Christians in Armenia...

United Nations began OCTOBER 24, 1945

American Minute with Bill Federer The United Nations officially began OCTOBER 24, 1945. Its name coined by President Franklin Roosevelt. The United Nations was created to prevent...

On this day, OCTOBER 23rd…

American Minute with Bill Federer On OCTOBER 23, 1913, President Woodrow Wilson issued a Proclamation: "We have not only had peace throughout our borders and with...

Can we all just get along?

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP ... most of all I lament the appearance of a division arising among the friends of republican government in a state where...

Sam Houston – AKA “Raven”

American Minute with Bill Federer At age 16, after his father died, Sam Houston ran off to live with the Cherokee Indians on the Tennessee...

Battle of Trafalgar – OCTOBER 21, 1805

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1794, British Admiral Horatio Nelson lost his right eye capturing Corsica and his right arm attacking the Canary Islands...

Once a father, always a father.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I recieved yesterday mr Eppes’s letter of the 12th. informing me you had got safely to Eppington, & would set out...

Herbert Hoover died OCTOBER 20, 1964

American Minute with Bill Federer On April 5, 1945, President Franklin Roosevelt wrote a letter to the Saudi King promising not to recognize a Jewish...

Cornwallis surrendered OCTOBER 19, 1781

American Minute with Bill Federer After the defeat of British troops at the Battle of Cowpens in January of 1781, British General Cornwallis took off...

Elizabeth and Sheldon Torquemada

BY PAUL DRIESSEN ~Pursuing an agenda of intolerance and retribution against critics of their ultra-liberal policies~ As Grand Inquisitor of the Spanish Inquisition for 15 years,...

The Star Chamber Inquisitions

American Minute with Bill Federer Britain's William Laud had spies listen to pastors' sermon to see if they said anything against the King's ordinances. If they...

The Battle of Saratoga

American Minute with Bill Federer Her beautiful, long hair was scalped off her head by Indians after she was shot. This was the fate of Jane...