Famous explorer relied on God for guidance

by Bill Federer -- His travels were exceeded only by Lewis and Clark. He led expeditions up the Missouri River with such characters as keelboatman Mike Fink. He helped discover the South more…

When peace reigned between Indians, settlers

by Bill Federer -- In the summer of 1683, Ottoman General Mustafa Pasha was laying siege to Vienna, Austria, with 200,000 Muslim warriors. Sultan Mehmed IV sent the message to the Catholic more…

Why electing 'immoral men' betrays the country

by Bill Federer -- The most common form of government in all of recorded world history is monarchy, where only one person's vote really mattered – the king's. In colonial America, Britain more…

The reason why American courts expelled God

by Bill Federer -- June 20, 1632, King Charles I of England granted a charter for the colony of Maryland, named for his Catholic wife, Queen Henrietta Maria, stating: "Charles, by the more…

'Until you see the whites of their eyes!'

by Bill Federer -- "Don't shoot until you see the whites of their eyes!" commanded Colonel William Prescott, repeating the order of General Israel Putnam, June 17, 1775. Colonel William Prescott's men more…

'Greatest constitutional document of all times'

by Bill Federer -- England was invaded by "Dane" Vikings from Scandinavia who destroyed churches, libraries and defeated all opposition except for 23-year-old King Alfred. Forced into the swampy, tidal marshes of more…