What must happen for freedom to continue

by Bill Federer -- A grandson of Princeton president Jonathan Edwards, he could read at age 4 and entered Yale at 13. He was a chaplain in the Continental Army until his more…

The 'Bible' that freed slaves

by Bill Federer -- He was one of the most popular preachers in American in the middle 1800s. His sister, Harriett Beecher Stowe wrote the anti-slavery novel "Uncle Tom's Cabin" in 1852. more…

How Napoleon impacted American independence

by Bill Federer -- Five hundred men, women and children were massacred at Fort Mims, Alabama, just north of Mobile, on Aug. 30, 1813, by the Red Stick Creek Indians. The British more…

10 days that turned the tide of history

by Bill Federer -- Frederick the Great of Prussia called these 10 days "the most brilliant in the world's history." After winning the battle of Trenton, Christmas Day evening, George Washington's small more…