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…

This Confederate general opposed slavery

by Bill Federer -- Wilmer McLean's farm in Manassas Junction, Virginia, was the location of the first battle of Bull Run in 1861. Confederate General P.G.T. Beauregard, who was using McLean's house more…

'Greatest show on earth' wasn't a circus

by Bill Federer -- "The Greatest Show on Earth" was owned by P.T. Barnum, who died April 7, 1891. Selling millions of tickets, the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus had more…

Most have forgotten horrors of World War I

by Bill Federer -- "The Great War" began in 1914 between Germany and its allies, and England and France and their allies. Battles were fought in Europe, Africa, the Middle East, the more…

What can a single man do? Here is the answer

by Bill Federer -- "The Man Without a Country" was a classic novel written by Edward Everett Hale. It was loosely based around Aaron Burr, who had been vice president under Thomas more…