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ANCIENT &; CLASSICAL HISTORY

Assyria: Will the "Cradle of Civilization ... become its Grave"?

Armenia - Ancient and Modern Times

The Ten Commandments, and the importance of an educated & moral population

How Democracies & Republics Rise & Fall: Crash Course on Plato's Republic

Jerusalem destroyed by Rome - then Rome devastated by Volcano, Fire, Plague

ROME & EARLY CHURCH

Leap Day

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 - What Can We Learn?

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

Western Civilization

How Ottoman Islamic invasion from the East spread the Renaissance to the West

Johannes Gutenberg and the invention of the Printing Press

RENAISSANCE & AGE OF DISCOVERY

Marco Polo, Islamic Jihad & the REAL reason Columbus sailed West

Columbus' Miscalculation: How Far Around is the Round Earth

The End of the World & Why Columbus risked sailing to West to go East

Voyages that Changed History-Columbus' Four Expeditions to the New World

The Doldrums: Columbus' 3rd Voyage, Coleridge poem & Booker T. Washington's Atlanta speech

Explorers circumnavigating the Earth, from Magellan & Drake to the Space Shuttle

Cortes and the Fall of Mexico's Aztec Empire

Bartolome de Las Casas

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 Pilgrims Progress

REFORMATION

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, the Reformation and Protestantism

Connecting the Dots: Islamic Expansion - Renaissance - Reformation & John Knox - Revolution

COLONIAL AMERICA

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 & 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

Admiral William Penn, Anglo-Dutch Wars & founding Quaker Colony of Pennsylvania

William Penn's Holy Experiment

William Penn's Pennsylvania - "God will make it the seed of a nation"

Religious Tolerance & Freedom of Conscience in Pennsylvania: William Penn to Ben Franklin

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

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

Virginia Governors, Fairfax Resolves, & Patrick Henry's famous speech "Give me liberty ..."

INDIAN HISTORY

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

Indian migration, hunter-gatherers to agriculture, & 500 years with 8 policies

Indian Policies & the Struggle between Greed and the Gospel

PIRATES

Jamaica, Caribbean & Barbary Pirates, Earthquake, & Revival

GREAT AWAKENING

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>

California Missions

REVOLUTIONARY WAR

First Prayer in Congress, September 1774

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 hero "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country" - Nathan Hale

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 the most important battles in world history!

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"

Benedict Arnold: Spies & Traitors leaked, betrayed America- "Enemies Foreign & Domestic"

Battle of Cowpens - a tactical masterpiece & turning point of the Revolutionary War

King's Mountain to 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"

John Adams on Tyranny, Liberty, and 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, Major-General, Congressman & Senator

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, ordained minister & Signer of the 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

Roger Sherman

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

Christmas Carols

U.S. CONSTITUTION

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"

A Forgotten Founding Father's Role in Ratifying the U.S. Constitution - John Langdon

"The Ring is trying to get back to its master!"-J.R.R. Tolkien, Lord of the Rings, & Washington's prophetic Farewell Address

Fisher Ames "A democracy is a volcano 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

Not to Vote is to Abdicate the Throne! - Who is the King in America?

U.S. Constitution versus 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!)

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 & the Churches they attended

America the Beautiful-God acknowledged in all 50 State Constitutions

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, & 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 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

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

Star-Spangled Banner's author, Francis Scott Key, fought slavery! And an unknown story of Randolph 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"

BARBARY PIRATES

Jefferson & the Barbary Pirate Coast

An Appeal to Heaven-Birth of U.S. Navy & 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

Henry Clay

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"

BANK WARS

THE BANK WAR: Jackson v. Biddle

Andrew Jackson-"Old Hickory": A fiery General & President during America's Formative Era

SECOND GREAT AWAKENING

Francis Asbury, circuit riding preacher

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 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 and Volleyball? YMCA-Young Men's Christian Association history; and Goodwill Industries

Salvation Army

FOREIGN MISSIONARIES

Haystack Prayer Meeting & World Missionary Movement, pioneered by Adoniram & Ann Judson to Burma

WESTERN EXPANSION

Lewis and Clark Expedition

Daniel Boone: famed hunter, explorer & pioneer

Nez Perce & Flathead Indians, Missionary Dr. Marcus 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: Christianity v, Islam, & how America's freedoms end

Alexis de Tocqueville & Gustave de Beaumont- Observations on Christian in America v. Islam in Algeria

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 & Michigan

13th President - Millard Fillmore

CHOLERA EPIDEMIC

Cholera-Plague of the 19th Century, the First Global Epidemic & President Zachary Taylor's Day of Fasting

TEXAS

Sam Houston-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

CIVIL WAR

How Lee's Lost Order No. 191 changed the Civil War

Lincoln's Gettysburg Address-"Of the People, By the People, For the People"

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 ... "

OTTOMAN EXPANSION

Albania's Two Kinds of Heroes: Mother Teresa & Skanderbeg

Historian Arnold Toynbee on Ottoman Empire and Armenian Massacre

Mustafa Kemal Ataturk "Father of Modern Turkey" versus Adnan Menderes "The 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

SPANISH-AMERICAN WAR

Teddy Roosevelt & the Rough Riders: Battle of San Juan Hill, Spanish-American War

Cuba & the struggle for freedom from slavery

Theodore Roosevelt

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

"Until We Meet Again" & James T. Fields' The Atlantic Monthly, "The Captain's Daughter"

My Country tis of thee - Sweet Land of Liberty

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"

"The Soldier is required to practice the greatest act of religious training - Sacrifice" -General MacArthur - Veterans Day.

U.S. Military's Tradition of Faith

Bibles in Military given by Generals and Presidents

EARLY 1900'S

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 - "A person should get into the habit of reading his Bible."

LOVE & NON-VIOLENT PROTEST: Booker T. Washington & Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr.

EQUALITY & RACIAL HEALING: Booker T. Washington & Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr. - "I have a dream ..."

Coolidge exposed Deep State plan for "authority over everybody" and "responsible to nobody"

J. Edgar Hoover, the FBI, Machiavelli, & the criminal mind without God

TAX HISTORY

Income Tax History and Socialist tactics in U.S.

Withholding Taxes from Paychecks

Labor Day-Its Interesting Origin

SLAVERY HISTORY

Slavery - a long shameful history

Fighting Slavery: Abolitionist Champions in History, including John Jay, William Seward, Salmon Chase, Cassius Clay, Rufus King, & others

SCOUTING

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

ROARING TWENTIES

"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

Hoover on Middle East

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..."

GREAT DEPRESSION

Stock Market Crash - 1929 - The Great Depression

WORLD WAR II IN EUROPE

Miracle of Dunkirk & Winston Churchill on Nazism and 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"

WWII in Pacific, PT-109, & John F. Kennedy

Battle of Midway-Turning Point in Pacific World War II

Pacific War with Imperial Japan & the Battle of Okinawa

V-J Day-Defeating Enemies of Civilization

Courage & Faith in Pacific War: Pearl Harbor to Calvary - Mitsuo Fuchida

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?

Gerald Ford

"How Landslide Lyndon" stole Senate race in 1948? - And U.S. entered Vietnam War!

Foreign Policy

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"

Communion on Moon

20TH CENTURY AUTHORS, POETS & COMPOSERS

H.G. Wells

"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, poet

HOLLYWOOD

"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 ..."

POLITICAL HISTORY

Montesquieu: 3 Types of Governments & What Makes Them Work

Republic and Character

William Henry Harrison: Shortest Term, Longest Inaugural, Gravest Warning

America's Experiment in Self-Government

In-depth look: Civil Rights & Politics of Race - It's not black & white

Politics of Immigration

Politics of Lying

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!

Warnings of Usurpation

Danger of Power Concentrated in Deep-State Federal Government

MODERN ERA

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"

England's Transformation: What would Margaret Thatcher think of it?

Bill Clinton

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"

LEGAL HISTORY

What Kind of Justice would Madison pick? -Justice Joseph Story

Justice James Kent and President Calvin Cooldge "Right to equality, liberty & property ... have for their foundation reverence for God"

Was America ever great? Justice James Wilson: America has "the best form of government that has ever been offered to the world"

John Marshall, Supreme Court Chief Justice

Supreme Court - America a Christian Nation - Justice David Brewer

Justice Thomas Cooley, American Bar Association, President, 1893, on Religion, 2nd Amendment, Local Control

Judge Learned Hand

Justice Warren Burger

Despotic Branch

SCIENCE HISTORY

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 & a church organist who discovered a planet - Sir William Herschel

Albert Einstein

Scopes Monkey Trial-Evolution v. Creation; Darrow v. Bryan

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