ANCIENT &; CLASSICAL HISTORY
Will "the Cradle of Civilization become its Grave"? History of Assyria & the Middle East
Armenia - Ancient and Modern Times
The Ten Commandments, and the importance of an educated & moral population
Rise & Fall of Democracies & Republics: Crash Course on Plato's Republic
Jerusalem destroyed by Rome - then Rome devastated by Volcano, Fire, Plague
ROME & EARLY CHURCH
Lamb of God sacrificed on Passover -- Resurrected on Feast of First Fruits -"I know that my Redeemer liveth."
Roman Persecution of Early Christian Church
The Fall of Rome & Lessons to be Learned
St. Valentine's Day
Saint Patrick -- "found Ireland all heathen and left it all Christian"
Saint Nicholas Traditions
Christmas Eve through the Years
Christmas Day! - "the magnetic needle of history stands vertical and points up"
"On the 12th Day of Christmas ..." - Epiphany, and How the Birth & Resurrection of Jesus Changed the Calendar
Maccabean Revolt & Hanukkah
Origin of Christmas Date, Tree, Poinsettia, White House Christmas, Lights & Carols
MIDDLE AGES & CRUSADES
Magna Carta - History of Limiting Government Power - "freedom of the individual against the arbitrary authority of the despot," and the 3rd Crusade
How Ottoman Islamic invasion from the East spread the Renaissance to the West
History of Writing & Printing: Victor Hugo on Gutenberg's Press "The Invention of Printing ... is the Mother of Revolution"
RENAISSANCE & AGE OF DISCOVERY
Marco Polo, Islamic jihad & the REAL reason Columbus sailed West
Columbus' Miscalculation: How Far Around is the Round Earth?
Why Columbus risked sailing West in order to go East? What blocked the ancient land routes to India & China?
Voyages that Changed History-Columbus' Four Expeditions to the New World
Booker T. Washington's famous racial reconciliation speech in Atlanta; referencing the dangerous "doldrums" described by Columbus and Coleridge
Explorers circumnavigating the Earth, from Magellan & Drake to the Space Shuttle
Cortes and the Fall of Mexico's Aztec Empire
Bartolome de Las Casas - Apostle of the Indies
HOLY ROMAN EMPIRE v. OTTOMAN EMPIRE
Sept. 11 - Political Islam's Long War on the West
Battle of Lepanto, Spanish Armada, & Pilgrim Governor William Bradford
Sinking of the Invincible Spanish Armada, 1588
17TH CENTURY AUTHORS, POETS & COMPOSERS
Cervantes in Spain & Shakespeare: Writers who shaped World Literature
England's Civil War & a timeless classic in literature - John Bunyan's Pilgrim's Progress
John Bunyan's "Pilgrim's Progress" - "The monster was hideous to behold...scales...wings like a dragon, feet like a bear...out of his belly came fire & smoke"
America was almost NEW FRANCE? Jacques Cartier, Champlain, Fort Ticonderoga, Vermont, Ethan Allen
Dutch Golden Age, world's foremost maritime economic power, & Dutch colony of New Amsterdam
A Short History of Russia, from Vikings to Ivan the Terrible to Communism
Martin Luther, Reformation, Protestantism & the Influence on America's Founders
Connecting the Dots: Islamic Expansion - Renaissance - Reformation & John Knox - Revolution
England's Virgin Queen Elizabeth I
How the Inventions of "Companies" helped to settle England's First Permanent Colony in America
Virginia's Religious Founding
The Notorious Star Chamber and the Pilgrims fleeing to Holland & then New England
"Squanto ... was a special instrument sent of God for their good beyond their expectation"-Pilgrim Governor William Bradford
Pilgrims set sail: A mini-course in Self-Government
Elder William Brewster & the Pilgrim Covenant
Pilgrims' Thanksgiving to God
Pilgrims experiment with Communism - and reject it
First NATIONAL Days of Thanksgiving
Faith of nation's forefathers celebrated at Plymouth
Freedom of Conscience, Rhode Island founder Roger Williams & Wall of Separation
Maryland's Christian Founding: What Happened Since Then?
Dutch Global Empire - East Indies to New Amsterdam
Anglo-Dutch Wars & British Navy Admiral Sir William Penn, King Charles II, & the Quaker Colony of Pennsylvania
Admiral Sir William Penn, the imprisonment of his Quaker son, William Penn, & Colony of Pennsylvania
William Penn's Holy Experiment of Pennsylvania - "God will make it the seed of a nation"
Religious Tolerance & Freedom of Conscience in Pennsylvania: William Penn to Ben Franklin
John Eliot, Praying Indians & the tragic King Philip's War
John Harvard and Harvard University
Père Marquette, French Missionaries in North America, and the founding of Chicago
Fighting the Sultan to Founding Georgia - Eugene of Savoy's aide-de-camp James Oglethorpe, and Georgia's Religious Heritage
Pilgrims almost sailed to Guyana, South America, till they heard what the Spanish did to French Fort Caroline
FRENCH AND INDIAN WAR
Pirates of the Caribbean, War of Jenkin's Ear, & The Ballad of the French Fleet
French and Indian War: The Courage and Faith of young Colonel George Washington
Virginia Governors, Fairfax Resolves, & Patrick Henry's famous speech "Give me liberty ..."
Lenape Indian Treaty with William Penn, & Zinzendorf's Moravian Missionaries, from Germany to Alaska
David Brainerd, Missionary to Indians
Indian Removal Act, Trail of Tears, Oklahoma History and Will Rogers
Human migration, hunter-gatherers to agriculture, & 8 different Indian policies over 500 years
Indian Policies & the Struggle between Greed and the Gospel
Jamaica, Caribbean & Barbary Pirates, Earthquake, & Revival
George Whitefield and the Great Awakening Revival
Jonathan Edwards v. Socialism on Campus: Whoever Teaches the Children Controls the Future
Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf & the Moravian Missionaries
Revivals, Universities, and the preaching of Jonathan Edwards/a>
First Prayer in Congress, September 1774, "The Establishment Clause must be interpreted by reference to historical practices & understandings"-Supreme Court, Galloway
Blockade of Boston's Harbor, Virginia's Day of Fasting, & the "shot heard round the world"
Patriots & Self-defense - "A people that legislate for themselves ought to be in the habit of protecting themselves"
When a Harvard President warned of sin "Vice will corrupt the constitution & in time bring on its dissolution"-Harvard Pres. Samuel Langdon, 1775, & Harvard Professor Clay Christensen, 2011
"Don't Shoot Until You See the Whites of Their Eyes!"-June 17, 1775, Battle of Bunker Hill, General Israel Putnam & Colonel William Prescott
William Prescott -Revolutionary War Hero & the Battle of Bunker Hill
Indian Massacres, British Quartering, & the Boston Massacre
Flag Day-"Under God" & "to the FLAG and to the REPUBLIC for which it stands"
Independence Day-Why is it so important? "GREATEST REVOLUTION that has ever taken place IN THE WORLD'S HISTORY"-Reagan
The Liberty Bell is rung!
21-year-old patriot Nathan Hale "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"
Battle of Brooklyn Heights & Providential Fog allowing Washington to Escape
"The American Crisis," December 1776, by Thomas Paine
Battle of Trenton - "Independence ... confirmed by God Almighty in the victory of General Washington at Trenton"
Battle of Princeton "a military exploit of unparalleled brilliancy"
French Marquis de Lafayette - "adopted son" of Washington
John Paul Jones "I have not yet begun to fight!"
Boston Tea Party & What led up to it?
Victory of the Battle of Saratoga - one of history's most important battles, & contributions of Spanish General Galvez
Freezing Winter at Valley Forge 1777-78
"Smallpox is ten times more terrible!" Deadly Diseases during the Revolution, & Dr. Benjamin Rush "Father of American Medicine"
Spies, Traitors, Leaks, Betrayal: Benedict Arnold & America's "Enemies Foreign & Domestic"
Battle of Cowpens - a tactical masterpiece & turning point of the Revolutionary War
King's Mountain Battle to the Victory at Yorktown, & the End of the Revolutionary War
Newburgh Conspiracy broken up by George Washington
FOUNDERS & PATRIOTS
George Washington's Birthday - The First Presidents Day
The Death of Washington: "First in war, first in peace, & first in the hearts of his countrymen"
Sam Adams "Father of the American Revolution"
The Wisdom of John Adams: on Liberty, Tyranny, & the need for Christian virtue
Betsy Ross & Courageous Women of the Revolution
Henry Knox-cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Dorchester Heights "one of the most stupendous feats of logistics"
John Peter Muhlenberg-Pastor, General, Congressman & Senator; his brother Frederick-Pastor, Congressman, & Speaker of the House
Insights & Wisdom of Ben Franklin -- Printer & Inventor
Benjamin Franklin & Pennsylvania's Role in Abolition of Slavery
Thomas Jefferson on Islam, Jesus, Religious Freedom, Rights of Conscience, and more...
Hugh Williamson and Pastors in Politics in Colonial America
Jacob Duché Continental Congress Prayer, and a caution to "Stand Fast"
Charles Carroll of Carrollton - Longest Living Signer of Declaration
John Witherspoon, Pastor & Signer of Declaration of Independence "A Republic must either preserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty"
Most Infamous Duel in American History: Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton
Patrick Henry "Is life so dear, or peace so sweet, as to be purchased at the price of chains and slavery? ... As for me, give me liberty or give me death!"
James Madison & his defense of rights of conscience
James Madison & George Mason - Freedom of Conscience & Free Exercise of Religion
John Jay-First Chief Justice
George Mason: Bill of Rights' Purpose is to Limit Federal Government
First Bible in English printed in America
Jefferson & Adams - 50 years after the Declaration of Independence
Forefathers sacrificed for POSTERITY - the "UNBORN MILLIONS"
18TH CENTURY AUTHORS, POETS & COMPOSERS
Johann Sebastian Bach & the Bible -"In devotional music, God is always present with His grace"
"Amazing Grace, How Sweet the Sound ..." - John Newton, William Wilberforce, & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire
"Hark the Herald Angels Sing" - Charles Wesley
Famous Composers and Christmas Music
Articles of Confederation - United States' First Government, & Role of Religion in Original State Constitutions
Constitution Day "A Republic, If You Can Keep It"
Anti-Federalists-"Liberty depends on men being virtuous enough to make laws to punish themselves"
Bill of Rights: "restrictive clauses" to stop Federal Government's "abuse of its powers"
John Langdon - A Courageous, Forgotten Founding Father & his role in ratifying the U.S. Constitution
"The Ring is trying to get back to its master!"-J.R.R. Tolkien's Lord of the Rings, & George Washington's Farewell Warning
"Democracy is a volcano" cited Fisher Ames, "which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction!"
Ancient Israel & Right of "the PEOPLE" to Keep & Bear Arms
U.S. Senate & U.S. House Chaplains
Who is the King in America? Who is responsible if things go wrong? - Not to Vote is to Abdicate the Throne!
U.S. Constitution vs. Sharia
Constitution v Islam
ACLU redefines "We the People
SEPARATION CHURCH & STATE
Was the U.S. Constitution ratified by "Christian" states?
Same week Congress approved First Amendment, it requested Washington declare Nation's first National Day of Thanksgiving to Almighty God
Treaty of Tripoli, & the confusion surrounding it explained in four points
First Things First - Religious Freedom! How Baptists influenced Jefferson's views on Separation of Church and State
Religious Freedom Day - Jefferson's Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom: In-depth look at religious liberty & how it is being lost
"Constitution does not require complete separation of church and state" - Lynch v. Donnelly, 1984
It is Legal to Pray in School (Voluntarily!) & the danger of socialism in public education
Presidents Acknowledged God in Inaugural Addresses
Senator Byrd - God acknowledged in the U.S. Capitol
"So Help Me God" - What is the Purpose of an Oath?
Presidents & Churches they attended
"America, America, God Shed His Grace On Thee ..." 50 States acknowledged God "from sea to shining sea"
FRENCH REVOLUTION & NAPOLEON
French Revolution - Bastille Day & Reign of Terror/a>
History of Yale College, and Its 8th President, Timothy Dwight, who exposed Voltaire's anti-Christian agenda for France
James Monroe, 5th President "When the people become ignorant & corrupt ..."
James Otis on government tracking, & his sister, Mercy Otis Warren, "The Conscience of the American Revolution"
Intolerable Acts, Dr. Joseph Warren, & the Suffolk Resolves
Edmund Burke on French Revolution "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing."
How Napoleon Bonaparte impacted the World
The Louisiana Territory & How a Haitian Slave Rebellion led Napoleon to sell it to the U.S.
Spain's Dos de Mayo and Mexico's Cinco de Mayo
"Duty"-Admiral Horatio Nelson
EARLY AMERICAN REPUBLIC
John Quincy Adams: His Fight Against Slavery & His Faith in the Bible
The Man without a Country: The political ambition of Aaron Burr & his fall from Vice-President to treason
Noah Webster's 1828 Dictionary -"The Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children ... ought to be instructed"
History of Writing & Noah Webster's Dictionary
McGuffey's Readers - A Million Copies a Year for 100 Years! "The Christian religion is the religion of our country ...The Ten Commandments ... are ... basic"
Tennessee's Heritage of Faith
WAR OF 1812
Napoleonic conquests led up to War of 1812: British attacked Land, Sea, & incited Indians; Madison called nation to fight and pray!
Capt. James Lawrence "Don't Give Up the Ship!" & Capt. Oliver Hazard Perry "We have met the enemy, and they are ours!"-Battle of Lake Erie
Battle of New Orleans
Author of Star-Spangled Banner, Francis Scott Key, fought slavery! And a little-known story of Randolph's Land for freed slaves
IN GOD WE TRUST National Motto -Francis Scott Key's anthem & his fight to free slaves
Daniel Webster "The Constitution has enemies, secret and professed"
Jefferson & the Barbary Pirate Coast
"An Appeal to Heaven"-Origins of U.S. Navy, Marines, & Coast Guard
Justice Samuel Chase & Secretary of War James McHenry - "Public utility pleads most forcibly for the general distribution of the Holy Scriptures"
Early Naval Heroes & the U.S. Naval Academy
U.S. Naval Heroes: Jordi Farragut Mesquida (George Farragut), David Porter, David Glasgow Farragut, David Dixon Porter, Matthew Fontaine Maury
William Lloyd Garrison, Henry David Thoreau, Louisa May Alcott, Nathaniel Hawthorne, & Ralph Waldo Emerson - "America ... a last effort of divine Providence in behalf of the human race"
THE BANK WAR: Jackson v. Biddle
Andrew Jackson-"Old Hickory": A fiery General & President during America's Formative Era
SECOND GREAT AWAKENING
Wesley's "Religion of the Heart" & Francis Asbury, Methodist Circuit Riding Preacher "one of the builders of our nation"
Jefferson organized a church & America's Second Great Awakening Revival
Black Preachers John Marrant, Harry Hosier, Andrew Bryan & Richard Allen
John Stewart, Black Missionary to Wyandotte Indians, & other Black Missionaries
First Missionaries to Hawaii
Gospel to Hawaii & The Marquesas Islands, & the end of Pele volcano worship, human sacrifice, cannibalism & leprosy
Dr. Livingstone, Scottish Missionary to the Congo, exposed Islamic slave trade in Africa
"Reverence for Life"- Albert Schweitzer, Medical Missionary to Africa
World's Largest Library-the Library of Congress, & Union Station: Acknowledgements of Faith
John Adams, his sons, and Henry Cabot Lodge: An Inheritance of American Liberty
William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England & Charles Finney's Revivals
Who invented Basketball & Volleyball?-History of YMCA, YWCA, Goodwill Industries
The Salvation Army - William Booth & his wife, Catherine - "To keep quiet seemed like being a traitor to humanity."
Haystack Prayer Meeting & World Missionary Movement, pioneered by Adoniram & Ann Judson to Burma
Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery Expedition
Daniel Boone: famed hunter, explorer & pioneer
Nez Perce & Flathead Indians, Missionary Dr. Marcus & Narcissa Whitman, & the Oregon Trail
10th President John Tyler "If any people ever had cause to render up thanks to the Supreme Being ... we certainly are that people."
Alexis de Tocqueville: on America, Algeria, & How "despotism" of "all powerful government" comes when citizens "debase" their souls seeking "vulgar pleasures"
Robert Fulton, the Steamship, & National Maritime Day
"What Hath God Wrought"-Samuel Morse & the invention of the Telegraph
John Colter's run, Jedediah Smith, & the Mountain Men
Kit Carson, Jim Bridger, and the Mountain Men
The Apple & Johnny Appleseed
Lewis Cass explored Minnesota for source of Mississippi; and Michigan-Minnesota Territory settled by immigrants
13th President - Millard Fillmore
Cholera-Plague of the 19th Century, the First Global Epidemic & President Zachary Taylor's Day of Fasting
Sam Houston & the Republic of TEXAS
New Spain, Texas & "Remember the Alamo - Remember Goliad"
South of the Border - Mexico's Political Revoltuions
LEADING UP TO CIVIL WAR
A President and a Poet: Franklin Pierce and Nathaniel Hawthorne
Civil War: What led up to the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment
Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist Leader & Advisor to President Abraham Lincoln
Sojourner Truth, Harriet Tubman, Anna Murray-Douglass
Anti-slavery party formed - the Republican Party, which also stood for natural one man-one woman marriage
Civil War: Economic & Moral tensions that culminated in military conflict
Julia Ward Howe's Battle Hymn of the Republic & efforts to end the slave trade
Bleeding Kansas, John Brown, Beecher's Bibles & Preacher Henry Ward Beecher
How Lee's Lost Order No. 191 changed the Civil War
Gettysburg Address-"Of the People, By the People, For the People"-Lincoln
Lincoln's Day of Fasting & two days later General Stonewall Jackson accidentally shot by his own men
Darwin Day v. Lincoln's Birthday: Born Exact Same Day - But Lives Had Opposite Effects
Peter Cartwright, Abraham Lincoln, & Final Farewell at Springfield, Illinois
Slavery & those who fought to end it - Quaker Anthony Benezet to Senator Charles Sumner
Robert E Lee-Civil War & Healing Efforts Afterwards
General & 18th President: Ulysses S. Grant
Battle of Gettysburg-Turning Point in Civil War
Battle of the Ironclads: CSS Virginia (Merrimack) & USS Monitor-"Naval Warfare had been Revolutionized"
Clara Barton & American Red Cross
Mark Twain-Samuel Langhorne Clemens
Women's Suffrage Leaders: Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, Frances Willard, Emma Willard, Elizabeth Cady Stanton
Memorial Day - Honoring Heroes of Courage, Sacrifice & Faith
Memorial Day, Crimean War, & Alaska
THIRD GREAT AWAKENING
P.T. Barnum's Greatest Show on Earth & Layman's Prayer Revival, evangelist D.L. Moody and the Third Great Awakening
LATE 1800s GILDED AGE
Ulysses S. Grant
President Garfield's warning at 100th anniversary of Declaration of Independence
History of India: "Oh, East is East, and West is West, And never the twain shall meet ... "
Albania's Two Kinds of Heroes: Mother Teresa & Skanderbeg
Historian Arnold Toynbee on Ottoman Empire, Armenian Massacre, & World Events
Byzantine Empire, Ottoman Empire, Ataturk "Father of Republic of Turkey" vs. Menderes "Great Riot of Istanbul"
"armed Mohammedan world"
Grover Cleveland addressed Massacre in Armenia
Grover Cleveland, Winston Churchill, & Hilaire Belloc on the crises of the 1890's
Teddy Roosevelt & the Rough Riders: Battle of San Juan Hill, Spanish-American War
Cuba & the struggle for freedom from slavery
Theodore Roosevelt: Spanish-American War, 26th President, Trust-Busting, Race Relations, WW I, Massacre of Kurds, Syrians & Armenians
Armed Forces Day
Statue of Liberty:"America ... a last effort of Divine Providence in behalf of the human race"-Ralph Waldo Emerson
19TH CENTURY AUTHORS, POETS & COMPOSERS
Herman Melville's classic whaling novel Moby Dick
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American Fireside Poet - "Man is unjust, but God is just; and finally justice triumphs"
Victor Hugo - greatest of the Romanticist poets
Alfred Lord Tennyson, "The Charge of the Light Brigade," Crimean War to Alaska "Seward's Folly"
"Until We Meet Again" & James T. Fields' The Atlantic Monthly, "The Captain's Daughter"
"My COUNTRY 'tis of Thee, Sweet LAND of LIBERTY," & how Patriotism is reverse of Marxism
19TH & 20TH CENTURY HISTORY & JEWISH IMMIGRATION
Jewish Immigration - "Jews of the United States ... were free ... In a comparatively short time, prospered ... in a degree unexampled in Europe"-London Jewish Chronicle, 1862
Presidents on Jewish persecution in Eastern Europe & the support of Israel
Rasputin "The Holy Devil," the Bolshevik Revolution, Socialist Russia, and Solzhenitsyn's warning to America
WORLD WAR I
Christmas Truce of 1914 and Presidential Christmas Addresses
World War I - Middle East Oil - Sinking of the Lusitania - Woodrow Wilson - Sergeant York
Eddie Rickenbacker "Fighting the Flying Circus" & "Seven Came Through"
Veterans Day-"The Soldier is required to practice the greatest act of religious training--Sacrifice" -General MacArthur
U.S. Military & Commanders-in-Chief: Role of Biblical Faith in America's Armed Forces
Bibles in Military given by Generals and Presidents
Panama Canal - cost over 100 American lives for each of the 50 miles across the Isthmus
President was also Chief Justice? William Howard Taft
Booker T. Washington "The Bible should be read as a daily guide to right living & positive Christian service"
LOVE & NON-VIOLENT PROTEST: Booker T. Washington & Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.
EQUALITY & RACIAL HEALING: Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - "I have a dream ..." & Booker T. Washington
Coolidge exposed Deep State plan for "authority over everybody" and "responsible to nobody"
J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, Machiavelli, & the criminal mind without God
Income Tax History and Socialist tactics in U.S.
Withholding Taxes from Paychecks
Labor Day, Railroad Strike, & Socialist Eugene Debs
Slavery - a long shameful history
Fighting Slavery: Abolitionist Champions in History, including John Jay, William Seward, Salmon Chase, Cassius Clay, Rufus King, & others
Sir Robert Baden-Powell's original vision for the Boy Scouts & how it changed
Girl Guides, Girl Scouts, Y.W.C.A., Camp Fire Girls & American Heritage Girls
"Mr. Creator, will you tell me why the peanut was made?"-George Washington Carver & Successful Black Entrepreneurs
George Washing Carver & his Faith in God
Helen Keller "Self-pity is our worst enemy"
How do Politicians become Corrupt? "The love of power and the love of money"-Franklin
Happy Mother's Day
Father's Day! "The call today is for heroes" -U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall
National Days of Prayer & Eisenhower's "Back to God" Programs
Herbert Hoover: Indian Reservation, Engineer, WWI relief, 31st President, Middle East, Communism, the Bible
20TH CENTURY REVIVALS
Professional Baseball Player comes out ... as a Christian evangelist! - preaches to 100 million in tent revivals and pioneers radio - Billy Sunday
Billy Graham: "America has gone a long way down the wrong road..."
Stock Market Crash 1929 & the Great Depression & dangerous policy of government intervention
WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE
Miracle of Dunkirk & Sir Winston Churchill: his views on National Socialism & Sharia Islam
D-Day "Struggle to Preserve our Republic, our Religion & our Civilization"-FDR, June 6, 1944
Battle of the Bulge
General Omar Bradley - "To ignore the danger of aggression is simply to invite it"
Sinking of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester & Four Chaplains Day
FDR "Victory ... of Christian religion over the forces of evil," courage in pioneering the west, in WWII & Cold War, Generals Schwarzkopf & Boykin
A Democrat Presidential Candidate -- 80 Years Ago! - Franklin D. Roosevelt "We guard against the forces of anti-Christian aggression
Dietrich Bonhoffer & the Confessing Church opposing Nazism
WORLD WAR II IN PACIFIC
Pearl Harbor attacked FDR responded with U.S. entering World War II
Douglas MacArthur, Supreme Commander of Allied Forces in the Southwest Pacific-"It is fatal to enter a war without the will to win it"
John F. Kennedy, PT 109, & World War II in the Pacific
Battle of Midway-Turning Point in Pacific World War II
Pacific War with Imperial Japan & the Battle of Okinawa
V-J Day & "The Survival of Christian Civilization"
Mitsuo Fuchida-Pearl Harbor to Calvary: Dangerous Pacific War & the Life-changing Power of the Gospel
KOREAN WAR & COLD WAR
Korean War & growing threat of Socialism/Communism
Cold War, Socialism, & the Foreign Policy of Eisenhower & Secretary of State John Foster Dulles
Communism's failed promises
Socialism-Communism - "Iron Curtain" & "Bamboo Curtain," compared to Freedom & Faith
Communist tactics to infiltrate & conquer the United States
UNITED NATIONS FOUNDED, BIRTH OF ISRAEL, & COLD WAR COMMUNISM
Harry S Truman: opposing communism, defending democracy, and supporting Israel-"Fundamental basis of this nation's laws was given to Moses on the Mount"
United Nations began with "high ideals" but has seen "a growing disregard for the U.N. Charter"
United Nations: A Good or Bad Idea? Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, Organization of Islamic Cooperation, etc.
"The family is under attack" -Pope John Paul II
The Public Faith of JFK - "All men are brothers ... God placed us on Earth together."
John F. Kennedy shot! What did he, and other leaders, warn Americans of?
How Landslide Lyndon "won" Senate race in 1948? - And U.S. entered Vietnam War!
FLIGHT & SPACE
Charles Lindbergh's historic 33 hour solo flight across the Atlantic - and then, with his wife to Alaska!
Robert Goddard "Father of Modern Rocketry, & Wernher von Braun, Father of Modern Space Flight
Manned Space Flight & Faith of Astronauts
Apollo 13 "Houston, we've had a problem"
Moon Landing & Communion on Moon
20TH CENTURY AUTHORS, POETS & COMPOSERS
"NEW JERSEY is being INVADED by MARTIANS!!!" H.G. Wells, his novels & probing moral questions
"God Bless America" -- written by Russian Jewish immigrant Irving Berlin
C.S. Lewis - "The safest road to Hell is the gradual one..."
"Two Roads Diverge in the Woods ..."-Robert Frost, Four Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet
Carl Sandburg, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet: "A baby is God's opinion that the world should go on."
"A Man Called Peter": U.S. Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall
"Mad Anthony" Wayne, Bruce Wayne, & John Wayne "I'd like to know why they make excuses for cowards ..."
Montesquieu: 3 Types of Governments & What Makes Them Work
Character, religion, virtue, & moral education are necessary in a Republic
William Henry Harrison: Shortest Term, Longest Inaugural, Gravest Warning
America's Experiment in Self-Government
It is not Black & White: Civil Rights, Race Politics, & LBJ's BIG SWITCH from Intimidation to Entitlement to control minority vote
Politics of Immigration
Politics of Lying
Ancient & Modern History of Political Scandals: The end DOESN'T justify the means!
Benghazi & Istanbul Process
Women can Vote: Voting History, Methods of Manipulation, & Price of Eternal Vigilance!
FAITH cited in Early Inaugural Addresses, with some Warnings Against Socialism!
Washington's Prediction of Coups to Usurp Power, by Courts, Political Parties, Deep State
Power Concentrating: Warnings of Federal Deep-State Despotism
Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baptist Preacher
Wording of First Amendment & Who Twisted It
Reagan's Faith & Politics: Warning of Socialism, Secularism, & "the tragic taking of unborn children's lives"
Margaret Thatcher & England's Past & Future?
ISRAEL & MIDDLE EAST
Innocence Abroad - Mark Twain's visit to the Middle East under Ottoman Rule
Kaiser, Sultan, World War I, Chaim Weizmann & the Birth of Modern Day Israel
State of Israel: Ancient & Modern
Six Day War 1967, Yom Kippur War 1973, U.S. support of Israel, & the empty promise of "land for peace"
What Kind of Justice would Madison pick? -Justice Joseph Story
Justice James Kent "Whatever strikes at the root of Christianity, tends...to the dissolution of civil government"; President Calvin Cooldge "Right to equality, liberty & property...have for their foundation reverence for God"
America great? Justice James Wilson "It is the BEST form of government which has EVER been offered to the WORLD"
John Marshall, Supreme Court Chief Justice, "The American population is entirely Christian, and with us, Christianity and Religion are identified."
Supreme Court - America a Christian Nation - Justice David Brewer
Thomas Cooley, American Bar Assoc. President, 1893: on Religion, 2nd Amendment, Local Control of Government
Judge Learned Hand "What then is the spirit of liberty"
Justice Warren Burger
Sir Isaac Newton & the Bible
Sir Frances Bacon, Johannes Kepler, the Scientific Revolution & Astronomy
Father of Chemistry Robert Boyle, & Father of Hydraulic Engineering Blaise Pascal
"Old Ironsides" USS Constitution - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., & his dissenting son
Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist noted for discoveries in vaccinations, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization.
Faith of Famous Astronomers, and a church organist-turned-astronomer who discovered a planet--Sir William Herschel
Scopes Monkey Trial: Evolutionist Clarence Darrow v. William Jennings Bryan, Creationist
LIFE & HEALTHCARE
Sanctity of Life - "The greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion"-Mother Teresa - Pro-Life Sunday
History of Hospitals & Healthcare
Obamacare Decision: Today's Dred Scott