This is the 'greatest destroyer of love and peace'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2393525" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mother Teresa[/caption] Albania had been part of the Christian Byzantine empire, then part of the Christian Bulgarian empire. Albania was conquered in 1431 by more…

America's eerie parallels to downfall of Rome

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2382135" align="aligncenter" width="600"] The fall of Rome[/caption] The fall of Rome was a culmination of several external and internal factors. Great Wall of China By 220 A.D., more…

A city gone mad: 'Down with Europe, massacre the traitors'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2381275" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Istanbul pogram, 1955[/caption] Constantinople was the capital of the eastern Christian world for over a thousand years. It was conquered by the Muslim Sultan more…

What became of Japanese pilot who led Pearl Harbor attack?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2377215" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Mitsuo Fuchida[/caption] Imperial Japan had one of the largest maritime empires in world history. In 1910, Imperial Japan annexed Korea, and in 1918 took more…

The prayer that influenced 1st Continental Congress

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2377015" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Jacob Duché praying at First Session of the Continental Congress[/caption] The first session of the Continental Congress opened the beginning of September in the more…

For centuries, this book sold 2nd only to Bible

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2370725" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Map of 'The Pilgrim's Progress'[/caption] He was imprisoned 14 years for preaching without a license from the government. This was John Bunyan, who died more…

The hidden map that changed American history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2370465" align="aligncenter" width="600"] British spy John André, self-portrait, before his execution[/caption] In July of 1775, General Washington appointed Dr. Benjamin Church as the first surgeon general of more…

Are Islamic extremists
recruiting Native Americans?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1923335" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Trail of Tears[/caption] Indian policy in the Americas has gone through several general phases: Spanish enslavement French evangelization Treaties, land encroachment, & wars Indian more…

The fog that changed course of American history

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2234395" align="aligncenter" width="600"] George Washington kneeling in prayer[/caption] King George III's British army was forced to evacuate Boston. They headed to New York. General George Washington responded more…