What originated the American Revolution?

by Bill Federer -- "The French and Indian War ended in 1763 with the French losing Canada and all their land east of the Mississippi River. King George III decided to tax more…

Would a 'holy experiment' work today?

by Bill Federer -- Pennsylvania became the second state to join the Union, Dec. 12, 1787. Pennsylvania was where the Continental Congress met, where the Declaration of Independence was signed, and where more…

Concentration camps didn't start in Germany

by Bill Federer -- The Spanish-American War ended with a treaty signed Dec. 10, 1898. Leading up the war was slavery in Cuba. President James Buchanan wrote Dec. 19, 1859: "When a more…

America's historical support of Jews, Israel

by Bill Federer -- The play "Fiddler on the Roof" recounts the story of Jewish persecution in Eastern Europe and Russia. President Abraham Lincoln, shortly after he signed the Emancipation Proclamation, met more…