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Patrick Henry: “As for me, give me liberty or give me death!”

American Minute with Bill Federer A speech that ignited independence! The Declaration of Independence states: ​"... But when a long train of abuses and usurpations ... to...

Connecting the Dots: Renaissance, Reformation, Revolution

American Minute with Bill Federer How did Islam's expansion lead to the Dark Ages, the Age of Discovery, the Renaissance, the Reformation, and the American...

Pastors Lead the Charge

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...

A Struggle Designed by Providence

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Washington, 1778 On 15 October 1778, General George Washington, Commander In Chief of the Continental Army, responds by letter...

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!

FOUNDERS CORNER: SPEECHES, PATRICK HENRY St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, March 23, 1775 No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism,...

Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death!

FOUNDERS CORNER: SPEECHES, PATRICK HENRY St. John's Church in Richmond, Virginia, March 23, 1775 No man thinks more highly than I do of the patriotism,...

These two things are of supreme importance.

THOMAS JEFFERSON LEADERSHIP I have safely received the copy of your history of the American revolution ... it is a happy circumstance for our country...

'Brother Jonathan's' Prayer for Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JONATHAN TRUMBULL TO GEORGE WASHINGTON 13th July 1775—Lebanon Suffer me to join in Congratulating you, on your appointment to be General and...

‘Brother Jonathan’s’ Prayer for Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, JONATHAN TRUMBULL TO GEORGE WASHINGTON 13th July 1775—Lebanon Suffer me to join in Congratulating you, on your appointment to be General and...

1768—Samuel Adams to Dennys De Berdt

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: LETTERS, SAMUEL ADAMS Boston, May 14, 1768 TO DENNYS DE BERDT Sir— By Mr Edward Church a Passenger in Capt Wilson who sailed the 24th...

God and Washington

THEY WERE BELIEVERS WITH STEVE FARRELL George Washington, perhaps more than any other Founder, saw the hand of God everywhere. It never fails. Write a column...

He that planted the Vine—Samuel Adams

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, SAMUEL ADAMS To G W. (of London), Boston, November 13 1765 Sir At the request of Mr J. M. I have joined with T....

On the Stamp Act of 1765, James Otis

FOUNDERS CORNER LIBRARY: SPEECHES, PAMPHLETS, LETTERS, QUOTES An Oration Delivered Before the Governor and Council In Boston, December 20, 1765. James Otis (opened with tears). It...

John Adams: The Gloomy Cowardice of the Times is Intollerable

American Correspondence John Adams—in a letter to his wife—expresses a few sentiments during the Continental Congress at Philadelphia. Posterity! You will never know, how much it...

Rebels They Were Not! – Part 4 – Nor Commies Either …

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Editor's Note: Read "Rebels They Were Not" Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 If you haven't stepped inside a college...

Federalist Papers No. 45, James Madison

FOUNDERS CORNER: MAJOR WORKS Saturday, January 26, 1788 Alleged Danger From the Powers of the Union to the State Governments Considered HAVING shown that no one of...

Rebels They Were Not! – Part 2

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Editor's Note: Read Part 1 Were the Founders rebels, or were they upholders of the law? In Part 1, brought to the...

Rebels They Were Not!

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Aldolf Hitler taught: "Make the lie big, make it simple, keep saying it, and eventually they will believe it" Maybe you've...

Divine Interposition So Often Manifested During Our Revolution

THEY WERE BELIEVERS, GEORGE WASHINGTON I am sure that never was a people, who had more reason to acknowledge a Divine interposition in their affairs,...

George Washington: Believer Liberator

LIBERTY LETTERS WITH STEVE FARRELL Who freed America from King George, God or George Washington? An irate atheist, disturbed that an American writer in a major...

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Why don’t these black lives matter?

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A Temple Experience

BY T.F. STERN My friend David Nell asked if I’d share an experience regarding the Temple, something that could be described as a life altering...

This Old Rocking Chair

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