The hard fight over slavery isn't over today

by Bill Federer -- There has never been an abolitionist movement to completely end slavery in the Islamic world, as Mohammed himself owned slaves. The U.S. State Department in 1993 estimated 90,000 more…

These powerful words catapulted nation toward war

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3085774" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Patrick Henry delivers famous speech, March 23, 1775[/caption] The Declaration of Independence indicted King George III because: "He has obstructed the administration of justice more…

Modern education: Thought control

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_631267" align="aligncenter" width="596"] Hitler Youth[/caption] On March 22, 1758, Princeton University President Jonathan Edwards died from a smallpox inoculation. He had been the valedictorian of his class more…

This composer revolutionized Western music

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1817905" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johann Sebastian Bach[/caption] Johann Sebastian Bach was born March 21, 1685. By age 10, both his parents had died. At 18, Bach was a more…

The most amazing discovery Isaac Newton ever made

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3074724" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Isaac Newton[/caption] Sir Isaac Newton was born in 1642, the same year Galileo died. His mother was widowed twice, resulting in him being raised more…

Unusual weapon saved Europe from Islamic domination

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1806095" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Lepanto[/caption] News arrived in Europe in 1571 that Muslim Turks, under the command of Lala Kara Mustafa Pasha, surrounded the Christians in more…

What other fruit did Johnny Appleseed spread?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1805415" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Johnny Appleseed[/caption] 70 years old, he visited his friend William Worth one evening, ate some milk and bread, read out loud from the Bible, more…

The real story of St. Patrick

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_1803775" align="aligncenter" width="600"] St. Patrick[/caption] March 17, around 461 A.D., St. Patrick died. As a teenager, the Roman Legions guarding his community in Britain had to be more…

How a freak of nature saved our nation's capital

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3056824" align="aligncenter" width="600"] British burning White House during War of 1812[/caption] Called the "Chief Architect of the Constitution," he wrote many of the Federalist Papers which helped more…

This is the road to freedom from religion

by Bill Federer -- On March 15, 1941, Franklin Roosevelt warned at the dinner of White House correspondents: "Modern tyrants find it necessary to eliminate all democracies. ... A few weeks ago more…