The 1st global war wasn't what you think

by Bill Federer -- In the decades prior to the Revolutionary War, tensions arose between the two largest global powers: Britain, led by King George II, and France, led by King Louis more…

Why did Aaron Burr hate Alexander Hamilton?

by Bill Federer -- He intentionally fired into the air, but his political rival, Vice President Aaron Burr, took deadly aim and fatally shot him in a duel July 11, 1804. Alexander more…

Early presidents knew perils of centralized banks

by Bill Federer -- Economist Milton Friedman stated: "Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it." Over the objections of Thomas Jefferson, the nation's first more…