Why did Aaron Burr hate Alexander Hamilton?

by Bill Federer -- He intentionally fired into the air, but his political rival, Vice President Aaron Burr, took deadly aim and fatally shot him in a duel July 11, 1804. Alexander more…

Early presidents knew perils of centralized banks

by Bill Federer -- Economist Milton Friedman stated: "Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it." Over the objections of Thomas Jefferson, the nation's first more…

Only medicine for 1800s epidemic was faith

by Bill Federer -- From the beginning of recorded history, hundreds of millions have died from the epidemics of: the bubonic plague, typhoid, typhus, smallpox, yellow fever, Spanish flu, malaria, measles, and more…

Tremendous impact of missionaries in Hawaii

by Bill Federer -- Hawaii became a U.S. Territory July 7, 1898, as President McKinley signed the Treaty of Annexation. In 1778, British Captain James Cook discovered the islands, and in 1779, more…

What would happen if U.S. Constitution fell?

by Bill Federer -- 38-year-old King George III ruled what would become largest empire that planet Earth had ever seen. The Declaration of Independence, approved July 4, 1776, listed the reasons why more…