Why do we 'Remember the Alamo'?

by Bill Federer -- From 1521 to 1821, Mexico was ruled by Spain. In 1808, Napoleon invaded Spain and put his brother Joseph Bonaparte on the throne. A revolution, led by Simon more…

The engineering marvel America gave away

by Bill Federer -- Columbus first landed in Panama on Oct. 6, 1502, during his fourth and final voyage. In 1534, the King of Spain, Charles V, who ruled the first global more…

George Washington: More than just a pretty face

by Bill Federer -- George Washington was born Feb. 22, 1732. Washington was: unanimously chosen as the Army's Commander-in-Chief unanimously chosen as President of the Constitutional Convention unanimously chosen as the first more…

What 'peace' means to Muslims; just ask Jefferson

by Bill Federer -- "The first nation to recognize my country was Morocco," stated President Obama in Cairo, Egypt, June 4, 2009. Morocco began recognizing American colonists in 1625. Governor William Bradford more…