Today's American Minute

Justice Joseph Story appointed to Supreme Court by James Madison-“Tyrants accomplish their purposes...by disarming the people" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Justice Joseph Story appointed to Supreme Court by James Madison-“Tyrants accomplish their purposes...by disarming the people"

Justice Joseph Story appointed to Supreme Court by James Madison-“Tyrants accomplish their purposes...by disarming the people" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Joseph Story was Harvard's first Dane Professor of Law. He stated in a speech at Harvard in 1829: "There never has been a period of history, in which the Common Law did not recognize Christianity as lying at its foundation."

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Origin of Saint Valentine's Day - American Minute with Bill Federer

Origin of Saint Valentine's Day

Origin of Saint Valentine's Day  - American Minute with Bill Federer

When Emperor Claudius demanded that Christians deny their consciences and worship pagan idols, Saint Valentine refused.

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Sojourner Truth, Betsey Stockton, Harriet Tubman, Anna Murray-Douglass & Notable Black Women Pioneers - American Minute with Bill Federer

Anna Murray-Douglass & Notable Black Women Pioneers - American Minute with Bill Federer Betsey Stockton Harriet Tubman Sojourner Truth

Sojourner Truth, Betsey Stockton, Harriet Tubman, Anna Murray-Douglass & Notable Black Women Pioneers - American Minute with Bill Federer

After the Emancipation Proclamation, Sojourner Truth moved to Washington, D.C., met Lincoln and helped former slaves. She dictated her biography, The Narrative of Sojourner Truth: A Northern Slave, 1850, stating: "When I left the house of bondage I left everything behind. I wanted to keep nothing of Egypt on me, and so I went to the Lord and asked him to give me a new name."

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Who invented Basketball? History of YMCA, YWCA, International Red Cross & more - American Minute with Bill Federer

International Red Cross & more Who invented Basketball? History of YMCA YWCA

Who invented Basketball? History of YMCA, YWCA, International Red Cross & more - American Minute with Bill Federer

The U.S. Census Bureau statistics (2009) report that over 24 million Americans play BASKETBALL.
KU Professor Michael Zogry stated:
"Naismith's goals in life, as he stated on his application to the International YMCA Training School, were to try to help 'win men for the Master,' to build character and to be an example for the men."
Zogry added:
“The story of Naismith’s creation of the game is widely known ... Less well-known is that his game also was meant to help build Christian character and to inculcate certain values of the muscular Christian movement.”

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Salvation Army: William & Catherine Booth-"To keep quiet seemed like being a traitor to humanity"; & History of Goodwill Industries - American Minute with Bill Federer

Salvation Army: William & Catherine Booth-"To keep quiet seemed like being a traitor to humanity"; & History of Goodwill Industries

Salvation Army: William & Catherine Booth-"To keep quiet seemed like being a traitor to humanity"; & History of Goodwill Industries - American Minute with Bill Federer

Fighting sex-trafficking, William Booth wrote: "While women weep, as they do now, I'll fight; -while little children go hungry, I'll fight; -while men go to prison, in and out, in and out, as they do now, I'll fight -while there is a drunkard left, -while there is a poor lost girl upon the streets, -where there remains one dark soul without the light of God -- I'll fight! I'll fight to the very end!"

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