Bill Federer

Sir Robert Baden-Powell ‘s original vision for the Boy Scouts …

... and how it changed AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER Sir Robert Baden-Powell began the Boy Scout movement in England in 1908, and two years later,...

Peter Cartwright, Abraham Lincoln, & Final Farewell at Springfield, Illinois

American Minute with Bill Federer Peter Cartwright (1785-1872) was ordained by the Methodist circuit-riding preachers Rev. Francis Asbury and Rev. William McKendree. He served as a...

Nazi Body Parts Experiments, Jews Disarmed, Arab Legion, anti-Christian agenda, & Bonhoeffer’s courageous opposition

American Minute with Bill Federer Vladimir Lenin, the first leader of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics, stated: "Socialized medicine is a keystone to the establishment...

Battle Hymn of the Republic & efforts to end the slave trade

American Minute with Bill Federer Five dollars was all she was paid by the Atlantic Monthly Magazine for her poem, "The Battle Hymn of the...

Jacob Duché Continental Congress Prayer & a caution to “Stand Fast as the Guardians...

American Minute with Bill Federer As British troops were descending upon Boston, the Continental Congress' first official act was to request that Rev. Jacob Duché,...

“Two Roads Diverge in the Woods …” – Robert Frost, Four Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning...

American Minute with Bill Federer Two roads diverged in a yellow wood And sorry I could not travel both And be one traveler, long I stood And looked...

Presidents Acknowledged God in Inaugurals

American Minute with Bill Federer "Our history is replete with official references to the value and invocation of Divine guidance in ... Executive Orders and...

The Ten Commandments, and the importance of educated & moral citizens

American Minute with Bill Federer "THE TEN COMMANDMENTS are not the laws. They are THE Law" -stated Cecil B. DeMille at the New York opening of...

Jefferson’s Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER "On Religious Freedom Day ... we commemorate the ... anniversary of the passing of a State law that has shaped...

Fighting the Sultan to Founding Georgia – Eugene of Savoy’s aide-de-camp James Oglethorpe, and...

American Minute with Bill Federer Early in his career, Eugene of Savoy, under the command of Polish King Jan Sobieski, helped defeat 200,000 Muslim Turks...

Martin Luther King, Jr., change the Christian way: thru love of neighbor & peaceful...

American Minute with Bill Federer In 1983, Republican President Ronald Reagan signed the bill to make the 3rd Monday in January a holiday in honor...

Bleeding Kansas, John Brown, Beecher’s Bibles & Preacher Henry Ward Beecher

American Minute with Bill Federer He was one of the most popular preachers in America in the middle 1800s. His sister was Harriett Beecher Stowe, who...

Albert Schweitzer, Medical Missionary to Africa, “Reverence for Life”

American Minute with Bill Federer Albert Schweitzer was born JANUARY 14, 1875, in a village in Alsace, Germany. The son of a Lutheran-Evangelical pastor, he won...

Millard Fillmore, 13th U.S. President: A Grateful Sense of Our Profound Obligations

American Minute with Bill Federer "May God save the country, for it is obvious the people will not." -Millard Fillmore Millard Fillmore was elected to the...

Hanukkah: Its remarkable story, and what 8 American presidents had to say about it

American Minute with Bill Federer The origin of lights at this season can be traced back to the Jewish Festival of Lights, or Feast of...

What Led to the Emancipation Proclamation & 13th Amendment?

American Minute with Bill Federer During the 1787 Constitutional Convention, the pro-slavery South wanted to count slaves so as to have a higher population so...

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...

Handmaidens of the Lord: Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman & Anna Murray-Douglass

American Minute with Bill Federer Born a slave in New York in 1797, she spoke only Dutch until sold around the age of 9, together...

Pilgrims’ Thanksgiving to God

American Minute with Bill Federer On NOVEMBER 21, 1620 (NS), the Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact and began their Plymouth Colony. Of the 102 Pilgrims, only...

Pilgrims experimented with Communism … and Rejected It!

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER High winds and treacherous tides along North America's coast blew the Pilgrims 500 miles off course, preventing them from joining...