Today's American Minute

First President's Day: George Washington's Birthday - American Minute with Bill Federer

First President's Day: George Washington's Birthday - American Minute with Bill Federer

Presidents' Day is actually Washington's birthday, recognized by an Act of Congress for government offices in Washington, D.C., in 1879, and for all federal offices in 1885. In 1971, the Uniform Monday Holiday Act to create more three day weekends moved the observance of Washington's birthday to the third Monday in February. Read as PDF ... Miracles in American History-32 Amazing Stories of Answered Prayers As Abraham Lincoln was also born in February, so many States include him in the observance, and still other States include all the Presidents. George Washington was born FEBRUARY 22, 1732. He was: unanimously chosen...

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

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

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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Darwin v. Lincoln: Born Exact Same Day - But Lives Had Opposite Effects - American Minute with Bill Federer

Darwin v. Lincoln: Born Exact Same Day - But Lives Had Opposite Effects - American Minute with Bill Federer

Reagan continued:
"Abraham Lincoln recognized that we could not survive as a free land when some men could decide that others were not fit to be free and should therefore be slaves.
Likewise, we cannot survive as a free nation when some men decide that others are not fit to live and should be abandoned to abortion or infanticide ...

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Circuit-riding Preacher Peter Cartwright vs. Circuit-riding Attorney Abe Lincoln vs. Judge Stephen Douglas - American Minute with Bill Federer

Circuit-riding Preacher Peter Cartwright vs. Circuit-riding Attorney Abe Lincoln vs. Judge Stephen Douglas - American Minute with Bill Federer

Lincoln warned, January 27, 1838:
"At what point then is the approach of danger to be expected? I answer, if it ever reach us, it must spring up amongst us; it cannot come from abroad.
If destruction be our lot we must ourselves be its author and finisher. As a nation of freemen we must live through all time, or die by suicide."

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Montesquieu's 3 Types of Governments: Republics, Monarchs, & Despots who rule through Executive Orders

Montesquieu: 3 Types of Governments & What Makes Them Work? - American Minute with Bill Federer

Montesquieu's 3 Types of Governments: Republics, Monarchs, & Despots who rule through Executive Orders

"Politics" is derived from the Greek word "polis," which means "city."
Politics is the business of the city.
"Citizen" is a Greek word which means "co-ruler."
Where kings and despots have "subjects" who are subjected to their will, democracies and republics have "citizens" who are "co-rulers."
A "popular government" is where the "population" of citizens govern themselves.

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