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Luther & the Protestant Reformation's Political Repercussions on America's Founding - American Minute with Bill Federer

Luther & the Protestant Reformation's Political Repercussions on America's Founding - American Minute with Bill Federer

Luther & the Protestant Reformation's Political Repercussions on America's Founding - American Minute with Bill Federer

British Statesman Edmund Burke addressed Parliament, 1775:
"All Protestantism ... is a sort of dissent.
But the religion most prevalent in our Northern Colonies is a refinement on the principle of resistance; it is the dissidence of dissent, and the protestantism of the Protestant religion."

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John Langdon: A Courageous Founding Father - American Minute with Bill Federer

John Langdon: A Courageous Founding Father - American Minute with Bill Federer

John Langdon was born in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1741 and grew up as a member of the North Congregational Church, where his distant relative, future Harvard President Rev. Samuel Langdon was pastor from 1747-1774. Download as PDF ... Who is the King in America? - 6,000 Years of World History and Why America is Unique Other notable individuals who had worshiped at the North Congregational Church include: -William Whipple - Signer of Declaration of Independence; -Daniel Webster - Secretary of State; -John Paul Jones - Navy hero; and -George Washington - first President. At the age of 22, John...

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Virginia: The First Colony, and its courageous leaders who called for Freedom - American Minute with Bill Federer

and its courageous leaders who called for Freedom Virginia: The First Colony

Virginia: The First Colony, and its courageous leaders who called for Freedom - American Minute with Bill Federer

Patrick Henry declared:
"Nations ... negligently suffering their liberty to be wrested from them, have groaned under intolerable despotism. Most of the human race are now in this deplorable condition ...
My great objection to this Government is, that it does not leave us the means of defending our rights, or of waging war against tyrants ..."

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Colonial Clergymen John Wise, Thomas Hooker & John Witherspoon, who signed Declaration of Independence: "A Republic must either preserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty" - American Minute with Bill Federer

Colonial Clergymen John Wise Thomas Hooker & John Witherspoon who signed Declaration of Independence: "A Republic must either preserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty"

Colonial Clergymen John Wise, Thomas Hooker & John Witherspoon, who signed Declaration of Independence: "A Republic must either preserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty" - 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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The Forgotten History of Umayyad & Abbasid Invasions of Spain, France & Italy, and the 700 year Reconquista - American Minute with Bill Federer

and the 700 year Reconquista - American Minute with Bill Federer France & Italy Why did Columbus sail West to get to the Far East? -- The Forgotten History of Umayyad & Abbasid Invasions of Spain

The Forgotten History of Umayyad & Abbasid Invasions of Spain, France & Italy, and the 700 year Reconquista - American Minute with Bill Federer

In 711 AD, the commander of the Muslim crusaders, called "Moors," was Ṭāriq ibn Ziyad.
Ṭāriq landed, with his 80,000-man Umayyad army, at a place where there was a large mount, for which the Arabic word is "jabal."
The place took his name "Jabal Ṭāriq," or as it was later pronounced "Gibraltar."

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