Today's American Minute

"The People have an Incontestable Right to Check the Creatures of their Own Creation"- Mercy Otis Warren, & her brother James Otis - American Minute with Bill Federer

James Otis & his sister Mercy Otis Warren -"The Conscience of the American Revolution" - American Minute with Bill Federer

"The People have an Incontestable Right to Check the Creatures of their Own Creation"- Mercy Otis Warren, & her brother James Otis - American Minute with Bill Federer

In Observations on the New Constitution, 1788, Mercy Otis Warren stated:
"Monarchy is ... by no means calculated for a nation that is ... tenacious of their liberty - animated with a disgust to tyranny - and inspired with the generous feeling of patriotism ...
The origin of all power is in the people, and they have an incontestable right to check the creatures of their own creation."

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Pilgrims experimented with Communism - and rejected it! - American Minute with Bill Federer

Pilgrims experimented with Communism - and rejected it! = American Minute with Bill Federer

Pilgrims experimented with Communism - and rejected it! - American Minute with Bill Federer

Bradford described individual capitalism:
"I answer, seeing that all men have this failing in them, that God in His wisdom saw that another plan of life was fitter for them ...
So they began to consider how to raise more corn, and obtain a better crop than they had done, so that they might not continue to endure the misery of want ...
At length after much debate, the Governor, with the advice of the chief among them, allowed each man to plant corn for his own household ...
So every family was assigned a parcel of land, according to the proportion of their number ...

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Persecution in Europe led to Settlement of America, & How the Pilgrims almost sailed to Guyana, South America -American Minute with Bill Federer

& How the Pilgrims almost sailed to Guyana Persecution in Europe led to Settlement of America South America -American Minute with Bill Federer

Persecution in Europe led to Settlement of America, & How the Pilgrims almost sailed to Guyana, South America -American Minute with Bill Federer

Adam Smith wrote in The Wealth of Nations, 1776:
"The Spaniards, by virtue of the first discovery, claimed all America as their own, and ... such was ... the terror of their name, that the greater part of the other nations of Europe were afraid to establish themselves in any other part of that great continent ...
But ... the defeat ... of their Invincible Armada ... put it out of their power to obstruct any longer the settlements of the other European nations."

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Veterans Day "In time of test & trial, we instinctively turn to God for new courage"-Eisenhower - American Minute with Bill Federer

Veterans Day "In time of test and trial we instinctively turn to God for new courage and peace of mind"-Eisenhower - American Minute with Bill Federer

Veterans Day "In time of test & trial, we instinctively turn to God for new courage"-Eisenhower - American Minute with Bill Federer

General Douglas MacArthur told West Point cadets, May 1962:
"The soldier, above all other men, is required to practice the greatest act of religious training - sacrifice.
In battle and in the face of danger and death, he discloses those Divine attributes which his Maker gave when He created man in His own image ..."

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"A Republic must either reserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty" - Rev. John Witherspoon, Signer of Declaration of Independence - American Minute with Bill Federer

"A Republic must either reserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty" - Rev. John Witherspoon Signer of Declaration of Independence - American Minute with Bill Federer

"A Republic must either reserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty" - Rev. John Witherspoon, Signer of Declaration of Independence - American Minute with Bill Federer

Calvin Coolidge stated: "In its main feature the Declaration of Independence is a great spiritual document ...
Equality, liberty, popular sovereignty, the rights of man - these are not elements which we can see and touch ... They have their source and their roots in the religious convictions ...
Unless the faith of the American in these religious convictions is to endure, the principles of our Declaration will perish. We cannot continue to enjoy the result if we neglect and abandon the cause ...
If anyone wishes to deny their truth ... the only direction in which he can proceed ... is ... backward toward the time when there was no equality, no rights of the individual, no rule of the people ..

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