The eerie coincidence of 1826

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2183295" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Thomas Jefferson and John Adams[/caption] Both served in the Continental Congress and both signed the Declaration of Independence. Both served as U.S. Ministers in more…

We cannot let our nation 'stumble and fall'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2183125" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Signing of Declaration of Independence[/caption] Thirty-eight-year-old King George III ruled the largest empire that planet earth had ever seen. The Declaration of Independence, approved more…

Battle of Gettysburg: Tremendous turning point

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3452764" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Battle of Gettysburg[/caption] Washington, D.C., was in a panic! Seventy-two thousand Confederate troops were just 60 miles away near Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. What led up more…

Who remembers President James Garfield?

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_3452684" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Deathbed of President James Garfield[/caption] One bullet grazed his elbow, but a second lodged in the back of President James Garfield, who was shot more…

The bloody end of 1st French settlement in America

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2150715" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Fort Caroline, Florida, 1564[/caption] The Pilgrims fled from England to Holland in 1607. When Spain threatened to invade Holland, the Pilgrims decided to flee more…

The man who would 'rather be right than president'

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2148885" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Henry Clay[/caption] "I would rather be right than president," answered Henry Clay, when told his abolitionist position would cost him the election. Henry Clay more…

Blind and deaf, she saw God's world, not man's

by -NO AUTHOR- -- [caption id="attachment_2144865" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Helen Keller[/caption] Helen Keller was born June 27, 1880. At the age of two she suffered an illness that left her blind and deaf. more…

United Nations: From high hopes to low deeds

by Bill Federer -- [caption id="attachment_2140545" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Signing of the United Nations charter[/caption] Franklin Roosevelt coined the name "United Nations" for the allied countries fighting together against the National Socialist Workers more…