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Sam Houston, President of the REPUBLIC OF TEXAS

American Minute with Bill Federer Napoleon conquered across Europe. He invaded Spain and on May 6, 1808, forced the King of Spain, Ferdinand VII, to abdicate. Napoleon then installed his brother, Joseph Bonaparte, as the...

“Remember the Alamo–Remember Goliad”: New Spain & Texas Independence History

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER The Spanish Empire was the first empire on which "the sun never set," spanning over 5 million square miles around the globe. Beginning...

MLK, Jr. “We must NOT allow our creative protest to DEGENERATE into VIOLENCE”

And insights of Booker T. Washington, George W. Carver & Manning Johnson American Minute with Bill Federer "I have a dream ... where little black boys and...

Kennedy, Nixon on Castro’s Cuba & Stalin’s Union of Soviet Socialist Republics

American Minute with Bill Federer Democrat Senator John F. Kennedy condemned Castro's communism, stating October 6, 1960: "Two years ago in September of 1958 - bands of bearded rebels descended from Cuba's Sierra...

The Death of George Washington & the Warning He Left that Echoed Through the...

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1798, during a threatened "quasi-war" with France, President John Adams asked George Washington, who was retired at Mount Vernon, to serve once again. Washington agreed, writing July...

Renaissance and Reformation led to the American 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 finally, the American Revolution? In 12 years after Mohammed's death, 632-644 AD, jihadists conquered...

Bartolome’ de Las Casas — Protector of the Indians

American Minute with Bill Federer   Bartolome' de Las Casas left Spain in 1502 for the Caribbean, which was called the West Indies, where he became a...

Bastille Day, Reign of Terror & French Revolution “liberté, égalité, fraternité”

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1781, the monarchs of France, 27-year-old King Louis XVI and 26-year-old Queen Marie Antoinette, sent the French navy and army to help America gain...

Ringing of the Liberty Bell in Philadelphia – A Symbol of Freedom

American Minute with Bill Federer The Pennsylvania Assembly ordered it to commemorate the 50th anniversary of Quaker leader William Penn founding the Colony in 1701 and writing the Charter...

The Love of Money and the Love of Power

American Minute with Bill Federer At the Constitutional Convention, June 2, 1787, 81-year-old Ben Franklin gave an address, titled "Dangers of a Salaried Bureaucracy": "Sir, there are two passions which have...

William Penn’s Lenape Indian Treaty, & Zinzendorf’s Moravian Missionaries, from Germany to Alaska

American Minute with Bill Federer In the summer of 1683, Ottoman General Mustafa Pasha was laying siege to Vienna, Austria, with 200,000 Muslim jihad warriors. Read as PDF...

America: An Experiment in Self-Government and Voting

American Minute with Bill Federer Theodore Roosevelt stated October 24, 1903: "In no other place and at no other time has the experiment of government of the people, by the people, for the people, been...

Lincoln’s Day of Fasting — Two days later, Civil War took a turn… &...

American Minute with Bill Federer During the Civil War, on March 30, 1863, President Abraham Lincoln proclaimed a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting and Prayer. Lincoln stated: "Whereas, the Senate of...

Was the U.S. Constitution Ratified by Christian States?

American Minute with Bill Federer George Washington dictated a "talk" to the Cherokee Nation, August 29, 1796: “Beloved Cherokees, The wise men of the United States meet together...

Government Intolerable Acts, Dr. Joseph Warren, & the Suffolk Resolves

American Minute with Bill Federer Listen Text to Voice ... Dr. Joseph Warren was born June 11, 1741. He enrolled in Harvard at age 14, and by 22, he was...

Abolitionist Poets

American Minute with Bill Federer The Second Great Awakening spread across America in the early 1800s. Not only was the Gospel preached, bringing people to a saving faith in...

William Brewster, and How Pilgrim Covenant twisted into Social Contract, then Socialism

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1534, England had officially established the Church of England. A revival movement to "purify" the Church of England was led by "Puritans." Other groups simply separated themselves, meeting in secret, being...

World War I: Middle East Oil, Lusitania, Spanish Flu, & the story of Sergeant...

American Minute with Bill Federer "The Great War" began in 1914 between Germany and its allies, against England and France and their allies. Battles were fought in Europe, Africa, the Pacific Islands, China,...

Booker T. Washington and Martin Luther King, Jr on Love of Neighbor, Black &...

American Minute with Bill Federer Booker T. Washington was born in a slave hut on a plantation in Franklin County, Virginia, APRIL 5, 1856. He taught himself...

Lamb of God sacrificed on Passover – Resurrected on Feast of First Fruits –...

American Minute with Bill Federer In his Easter Address, April 2, 1983, President Ronald Reagan stated: "This week Jewish families and friends have been celebrating Passover ... Its observance reminds all of...