According to Mark Twain, what is patriotism?

by Bill Federer -- "Mark Twain," a river measurement meaning 12-feet-deep, was the pen name of Samuel Langhorne Clemens. Growing up on the Mississippi, Clemens left school at age 12 when his more…

The Pilgrims wouldn't leave Holland without this

by Bill Federer -- William Brewster is portrayed in the U.S. Capitol Rotunda holding an open Bible, in the painting "Embarkation of the Pilgrims." William Brewster is also portrayed in the Rotunda more…

Here's proof
Thomas Jefferson
was a Christian

by Bill Federer -- Thomas Jefferson was born April 13, 1743. He drafted the Declaration of Independence, 1776; was governor of Virginia, 1779-1781; and founded the University of Virginia in 1819. While more…

What happens when both sides pray to the same God?

by Bill Federer -- The federal government's revenue before the Civil War came mostly from tariff taxes on imports, the majority of which were collected from Southern ports, like Charleston, South Carolina. more…