The hidden map that changed American history

by Bill Federer -- In July of 1775, General Washington appointed Dr. Benjamin Church as the first surgeon general of the Continental Army. Three months later, Washington discovered Dr. Church had been more…

Are Islamic extremists
recruiting Native Americans?

by Bill Federer -- Indian policy in the Americas has gone through several general phases: Spanish enslavement French evangelization Treaties, land encroachment, & wars Indian removal Reservations Assimilation Efforts of Islamization When more…

The fog that changed course of American history

by Bill Federer -- King George III's British army was forced to evacuate Boston. They headed to New York. General George Washington responded by moving American troops to New York and fortifying more…

What dooms a government to failure?

by Bill Federer -- 6,000 years of recorded world history reveal the most common form of government is monarchy. The most powerful monarch ever was the British king. His vast empire at more…

Planet Uranus almost named after this king

by Bill Federer -- William Herschel discovered the first planet since ancient antiquity in 1781. He desired to name the planet after King George III, though others wanted to give it his more…

The invention that changed the world

by Bill Federer -- From the beginning of recorded human history around 3300 B.C. till 1400 A.D., Western civilization wrote on papyrus reeds from the Nile Delta, palm leaves, parchment from animal more…

'Don't give up the ship!' ultimately changed history

by Bill Federer -- Amongst the U.S. Navy and Marine heroes confronting Tripoli's Muslim Barbary pirates was Captain James Lawrence. In 1804, Captain Lawrence was second-in-command of an expedition to destroy the more…