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WILLIAM J. FEDERER is a nationally known speaker, best-selling author, and president of Amerisearch, Inc., a publishing company dedicated to researching America's noble heritage.

Bill's AMERICAN MINUTE radio feature is broadcast daily across America and by the Internet. His Faith in History television airs on the TCT Network on stations across America and via DirectTV.

TELEVISION: A former U.S. Congressional Candidate, Bill has appeared on: CSPAN, FOX, Hannity & Colmes, O'Reilly Factor, NPR, MSNBC, ABC-Time Warner Affiliates, CBN, TBN, INSP, TCT, FamilyNet, FamilyLand TV, Coral Ridge Hour, 700 Club, AT&T Cable, Charter Cable, Danny Fontana Show, iLife TV, FOX Strategy Room with Brian Kilmeade, hosted CSPAN's George Washington Book Festival-February 26, 2000, CTN with Herman & Sharron Bailey, Grizzly Adams Television Production documentaries, and numerous local programs.

RADIO: Bill has been interviewed on thousands of radio programs, including Focus on the Family, Janet Parshall's America, Point of View, USA Radio Network, Salem Radio Network, Bott Radio Network, Michael Medved, Common Sense Radio w/Ollie North, D. James Kennedy's Truths that Transform, Phyllis Schlafly Live, Beverly LaHaye Live, G. Gordon Liddy, Janet Folger's Faith to Action, Clear Channel Radio, VCY America, RadioAmerica, BQ, Armstrong Williams, American Family Radio, Family Life Radio, USA Radio Network, Judicial Watch,, Martha Zoller Show, Chuck Harder's For the People, Derry Brownfield, Michael Reagan and others.

Bill's AMERICAN MINUTE radio feature is broadcast daily across America and by the Internet.

PUBLICATIONS: Bill has been quoted or referenced in USA Today, Human Events, New York Times, Washington Times, Washington Post, Roll Call, Harper's Magazine, The Wanderer, George, St. Louis Post Dispatch, Fort Lauderdate Sun-Sentinel, Ted Baehr's MovieGuide, England's Surrey Hants Star, Insight Magazine,,,,,,,, and other publications.

BOOKS: Bill's first book "America's God and Country Encyclopedia of Quotations" has sold over a half-million copies. His works, which have been quoted by authors, politicians, leaders, journalists, teachers, students and in court cases, include:

*AMERICAN MINUTE-Events of American Significance Remembered on the Date They Occurred
*BACKFIRED-A nation born for religious tolerance no longer tolerates religion
*CHANGE TO CHAINS-The 6000 year quest for control- Volume 1: Rise of the Republic
*ENDANGERED SPEECHES-How the ACLU, IRS & LBJ Threaten Extinction of Free Speech
*GEORGE WASHINGTON CARVER-His Life & Faith In His Own Words
*ISLAMIC CONQUEST-PAST & PRESENT-A captivating 5-part DVD series on Political Islam's 1400 year War with the West
*PRAYERS & PRESIDENTS-Inspiring Faith from Leaders of the Past
*SAINT PATRICK-The Real Story of His Amazing Life from Tragedy to Triumph
*THE FAITH OF FDR –From Franklin D. Roosevelt's Public Papers 1933-1945
*THE ORIGINAL 13-A Documentary History of Religion in America's First Thirteen States
*THE TEN COMMANDMENTS & their Influence on American Law
*THERE REALLY IS A SANTA CLAUS-History of Saint Nicholas & Christmas Holiday Traditions
*THREE SECULAR REASONS Why America Should be Under God

Bill contributed chapters to other books, including:

*JUDICIAL TYRANNY-the new kings of America-Mark Sutherland
*FREEDOM-foreword by Dr. Benjamin Hooks
*MIRACLES IN AMERICAN HISTORY-32 Amazing Stories of Answered Prayer

SPEAKING: Bill has spoken across America, at events from Mount Rushmore to the Lincoln Memorial to the U.S. Capitol. He has addressed audiences with Congressmen, Senators, Candidates, Sports Stars, Military Officers spoken at political conventions, debates, U.S. House Conference Committee, U.S. Military Bases, State Capitols, Legislative Hearings, National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences St. Louis/Mid-America Emmy Awards, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion Posts and Conventions, National Day of Prayer Events, U.S. Military Chaplains' Conventions, Officer Candidate School Graduation-Ft. Benning, Colonial Dames, Daughters/Sons of the American Revolution, FreedomWorks Conference, National Lawyers Association, National Conference on Christian Apologetics, Federalist Society, Mayor's Breakfasts, Given Key to the City, American Association of Retired Persons, National Postal Mail Handlers Union, Retired St. Louis City Employees, Kiwanis Clubs, Jaycee Chapters, Rotary Clubs, Knights of Columbus, Zig Ziglar Corporation, AT&T/Southwestern Bell Office Fellowships, NFRA Conventions, Eagle Forum Conventions, Donna Hearne's Constitutional Coalition-Educational Policy Conference,CNP, Concerned Women for America, TeenPact, Pachyderms, Reclaiming America Conference, Family Policy Councils, Bill Gothard's Advanced Training Institute Conferences, Missouri Farm Bureau, Adopt-a-Farm, National Honor Society, Student Leadership Conferences, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Public/Private High School Assemblies, Graduations, PTA Meetings, Universities, Colleges, Institutes, National Parks, Washington University Weidenbaum Center debate, Council for Secular Humanism debate, Retired Teacher's Association, Home School Meetings, Verity Institute, The Pillar Foundation, Liberty Classical School, Political Townhall Moderator for State Rep. Alan Icet, Business Luncheons, Boy Scouts of America Courts of Honor, Storytelling Festivals, Cruises, CBMC Meetings, Council for Extended Care Charity Auction, Contractor Association, Hospitals, Prisons, Pastor's Conferences & Churches, Mark Skousen's FreedomFest, Little Creek Naval Base, Fort McPherson, Fort Hood, Fort Benning, Charles Melvin Price Base and others.

AWARDS: Bill gained national recognition for lecturing and writing, receiving an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities from American Christian College in 2004; and an Honorary Doctorate of Global Leadership from Midwest University in 2013; George Washington Honor Medal by the Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, Broward County Chapter; Bott Radio Network Great American Award, honored by the American Legion Defense of Veterans Memorials Project, Rees Lloyd, Director; Eagle Award from Phyllis Schlafly, Eagle Forum, Delegate Republican National Convention, 2000. In addition to serving on numerous advisory boards, Bill is an original signer of the Manhattan Declaration.

CONGRESSIONAL CAMPAIGNS: Bill's campaign for Congress in 2000 was key in keeping the U.S. House in majority control, as his opponent, Minority Leader Dick Gephardt, had to give up plans of campaigning for other candidates. Gephardt boasted of being the next "Speaker" but instead had his toughest re-election, spending $6 million against Federer's $3 million from 35,000 contributors across America, in the nation's 3rd most expensive Congressional race that year.(US News & World Report, 11/7/06, listed nationally among the most expensive House races of 2000 & 2004). President Bush's uncle, William H.T. "Bucky" Bush, co-chaired Bill's finance committee. Speaker Dennis Hastert, Majority Leader Dick Army, Conference Chairman J.C. Watts, Jr., Ambassador Alan Keyes, Phyllis Schlafly, William J. Murray, David Limbaugh, Chief Justice Roy Moore and other national leaders campaigned for Bill. Written and/or radio endorsements were received from Pat Boone, Chuck Norris, Ted Nugent, Art Linkletter and Dr. James Dobson. "Highly effective political machinery" was Gephardt's reluctant admission of Federer in an appeal letter, as Bill received the most votes ever against him! The same week Bill won in court against Gephardt's machine, Gephardt announced he would not seek re-election. Bill ran in 2004, winning Jefferson County and receiving 47% of the vote, the highest number of votes received in Missouri's 3rd Congressional District by a Republican since statehood.

BIOGRAPHY: Born October 1, 1957, Bill was raised in south St. Louis, 5th of eleven children, Bill lettered in wrestling, football and was a state finalist in track-high hurdles. He graduated from St. Louis University High School ('76), studied at University of Dallas, Texas ('76-`78); in Rome, Italy ('78), and graduated from Saint Louis University (`80) with a degree in Accounting/Business Administration.

After college, Bill worked for Federer Realty, founded in 1913 by his grandfather, William A. Federer, who was president of the St. Louis Board of Realtors, as was his father Richard L. Federer, building large portions of the city and county. His uncle and namesake taught at St. Louis University, led retreats at White House Retreat Center and worked with native Americans, seniors and inner-city poor. His father's cousin, Charles A. Federer, Jr., was founder of Sky & Telescope Magazine at Harvard.

Bill worked in real estate, oil & gas industry (Santa Fe Industries `81-`84), and held positions with community organizations, charity groups, churches - working with youth, families, elderly and minorities. He served as a Scoutmaster, having been an Eagle Scout.

FAMILY: Bill married his high school sweetheart, Susan Maria Misko, on May 2, 1981. Susan received the Jefferson Award for Outstanding Community Service by U.S. Senator John Danforth in 1980 for being spokesperson of the Missouri/Illinois Red Cross Blood Services and working with elderly/handicapped. Sue graduated with honors from Cor Jesu High School ('76), Fontbonne College ('80), worked for St. Louis Union Trust. Sue became a licensed real estate, an insurance agent, and is a broker-specialist. Bill and Sue have four grown children.

REVIEWS: Paul Weyrich reviewed Bill's book ENDANGERED SPEECHES

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4/18 Elder William Brewster & the Pilgrim Covenant

4/17 Insights & Wisdom of Ben Franklin -- Printer & Inventor

4/16 Gospel to Hawaii & The Marquesas Islands, & the end of Pele volcano worship, human sacrifice, cannibalism & leprosy

4/15 Income Tax History and Socialist tactics in U.S.

4/14 Noah Webster 1828 Dictionary -"The Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children ... ought to be instructed"

4/13 Thomas Jefferson on Islam, Jesus, Religious Freedom, Rights of Conscience, and more...

4/12 Civil War: Economic & Moral tensions that culminated in military conflict

4/9 Robert E. Lee, Confederate General, and after war, a symbol of national reconciliation

4/8 General Omar Bradley - "To ignore the danger of aggression is simply to invite it"

4/7 P.T. Barnums Greatest Show on Earth & Laymans Prayer Revival, evangelist D.L. Moody and the Third Great Awakening

4/6 World War I - Middle East Oil - Lusitania - Sergeant York

4/5 John Adams & sons: An Inheritance of American Liberty

4/4 Booker T. Washington & Martin Luther King, Jr.

4/3 The Man without a Country: The political ambition of Aaron Burr & his treasonous fall

4/2 "What Hath God Wrought"-Samuel Morse & the invention of the Telegraph

3/31 Pacific War - Battle of Okinawa

3/30 Lincoln Day of Fasting -- Two days later, course of Civil War took a turn...

3/29 10th President John Tyler "If any people ever had cause to render up thanks to the Supreme Being ... we certainly are that people."

3/28 Supreme Court - America a Christian Nation - Justice David Brewer

3/26 Famous Black Preachers: John Marrant, George Liele, Andrew Bryan, David George, Richard Allen & Harry Hosier

3/25 John Stewart, Black Missionary to Wyandotte Indians, & other Black Missionaries

3/24 Fighting Slavery: Abolitionist Champions in History, including John Jay, William Seward, Salmon Chase, Cassius Clay, Rufus King, & others

3/23 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!"

3/22 Jonathan Edwards v. Socialism on Campus: Whoever Teaches the Children Controls the Future

3/21 Johann Sebastian Bach & the Bible -"In devotional music, God is always present with His grace"

3/20 Sir Isaac Newton & the Bible

3/19 Battle of Lepanto, Spanish Armada, & Pilgrim Governor William Bradford

3/18 The Apple & Johnny Appleseed

3/17 Saint Patrick -- "found Ireland all heathen and left it all Christian"

3/16 James Madison & his defense of rights of conscience

3/15 Wording of First Amendment & Who Twisted It

3/14 Albert Einstein

3/13 Womens Suffrage Leaders: Susan B. Anthony, Lucretia Mott, Frances Willard, Emma Willard, Elizabeth Cady Stanton

3/12 Girl Guides, Girl Scouts, Y.W.C.A., Camp Fire Girls & American Heritage Girls

3/11 Slavery & those who fought to end it - Quaker Anthony Benezet to Senator Charles Sumner

3/10 Admiral William Penn, Anglo-Dutch Wars & founding Quaker Colony of Pennsylvania

3/9 Battle of the Ironclads: CSS Virginia & USS Monitor-"Naval Warfare had been Revolutionized"

3/8 "Old Ironsides" USS Constitution - Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr., & his dissenting son

3/7 Henry Knox-cannons from Fort Ticonderoga to Dorchester Heights "one of the most stupendous feats of logistics"

3/6 Blockade of Boston Harbor, Virginia Day of Fasting, & the "shot heard round the world"

3/5 Indian Massacres, British Quartering, & the Boston Massacre

3/4 FAITH cited in Early Inaugural Addresses, with some Warning Against Socialism!

3/3 IN GOD WE TRUST National Motto -Francis Scott Key, his anthem & his fight to free slaves

3/2 How Ottoman Islamic invasion from the East spread the Renaissance to the West

3/1 Articles of Confederation - United States First Government, & Role of Religion in Original State Constitutions

2/28 Forefathers sacrificed for POSTERITY - the "UNBORN MILLIONS"

2/27 Henry Wadsworth Longfellow - American Fireside Poet - "Man is unjust, but God is just; and finally justice triumphs"

2/26 Victor Hugo - greatest of the Romanticist poets

2/25 Cold War, Socialism, & the Foreign Policy of Eisenhower & John Foster Dulles, Secretary of State

2/24 New Spain, Texas & "Remember the Alamo - Remember Goliad"

2/23 Panama Canal - cost over 100 American lives for each of the 50 miles across the Isthmus

2/19 George Washington Birthday - Presidents Day

2/21 John Quincy Adams: His Fight Against Slavery & His Faith in the Bible

2/20 William Prescott -Revolutionary War Hero & the Battle of Bunker Hill

2/22 Haystack Prayer Meeting & World Missionary Movement, pioneered by Adoniram & Ann Judson to Burma

2/18 English Civil War & a timeless classic piece of literature-Pilgrims Progress by John Bunyan

2/17 Professional Baseball Player comes out ... as a Christian evangelist! - preaches to 100 million in tent revivals and pioneer radio broadcasts - Billy Sunday

2/14 True Islam?

2/16 Jefferson & the Barbary Pirate Coast

2/15 Slavery - a long shameful history

2/14 Saint Valentines Day

2/13 A Short History of Russia: From Vikings to Ivan the Terrible to Communism

2/12 Darwin Day v. Lincoln Birthday: Born Exact Same Day - But Lives Had Opposite Effects

2/11 Peter Cartwright, Abraham Lincoln, & Final Farewell at Springfield, Illinois

2/10 Montesquieu: 3 Types of Governments & What Makes Them Work

2/9 William Henry Harrison: shortest term, longest inaugural, gravest warning

2/8 Sir Robert Baden-Powell original vision for the Boy Scouts, and how it changed

2/7 Frederick Douglass, Abolitionist Leader & Advisor to President Abraham Lincoln

2/6 Ronald Reagan - Faith & Politics - Warning of Socialism, Secularism, & "the tragic taking of unborn childrens lives"

2/5 Freedom of Conscience, Rhode Island founder Roger Williams & Wall of Separation

2/4 Nazi Body Parts Experiments, Jews Disarmed, Arab Legion, & Bonhoeffer courageous opposition

2/3 Sinking of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester & Four Chaplains Day

2/2 South of the Border - Mexican Political Revolutions

2/1 Julia Ward Howe - Battle Hymn of the Republic & efforts to end the slave trade

1/31 Jacob Duché Continental Congress Prayer, and a caution to "Stand Fast"

1/30 A Democrat Presidential Candidate -- 80 Years Ago! -Franklin D. Roosevelt - Would his Party nominate him today?

1/29 "Two Roads Diverge in the Woods ..."-Robert Frost, Four Time Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet

1/28 Circumnavigating the Earth, from Magellan & Drake to the Space Shuttle

1/27 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

1/26 Douglas MacArthur "It is fatal to enter a war without the will to win it"

1/25 Father of Chemistry Robert Boyle, & Father of Hydraulic Engineering Blaise Pascal

1/24 James Madison & George Mason - Freedom of Conscience & Free Exercise of Religion

1/23 History of Hospitals & Healthcare

1/22 The Sanctity of Life - "The greatest destroyer of peace today is abortion" -Mother Teresa

1/21 The Ten Commandments, and the importance of an educated & moral population

1/20 Presidents Acknowledged God in Inaugurals

1/19 "Constitution does not require complete separation of church and state" -Lynch v. Donnelly, 1984

1/18 Daniel Webster "The Constitution has enemies - secret and professed"

1/17 Battle of Cowpens - a tactical masterpiece & turning point of the Revolutionary War

1/16 Jefferson & the Virginia Statute of Religious Freedom- In-depth look at religious liberty & how it is being lost

1/15 Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., Baptist Pastor

1/14 "Reverence for Life"- Albert Schweitzer, Medical Missionary to Africa

1/13 Fighting the Sultan to Founding Georgia - Eugene of Savoy aide-de-camp James Oglethorpe, and Georgia Religious Heritage

1/12 Edmund Burke on the French Revolution - "All that is necessary for evil to triumph is for good men to do nothing"

1/11 History of Yale College, and Its 8th President, Timothy Dwight, who exposed Voltaires anti-Christian agenda for France

1/10 Bleeding Kansas, John Brown, Beechers Bibles & Preacher Henry Ward Beecher

1/9 Kennedy on Castros Cuba, Nixon on Union of Soviet SOCIALIST Republics

1/8 Fort Mims Massacre & Battle of New Orleans

1/7 13th President - Millard Fillmore

1/6 "On the 12th Day of Christmas ..."-Epiphany, and How the Birth & Resurrection of Jesus changed the Calendar

1/5 "Mr. Creator, will you tell me why the peanut was made?"-George Washington Carver & Successful Black Entrepreneurs

1/4 "Smallpox is ten times more terrible!" - Deadly Diseases during the Revolution, & Dr. Benjamin Rush - "Father of American Medicine"

1/3 Battle of Princeton - a military exploit of unparalleled brilliancy

1/2 Betsy Ross & Courageous Women of the Revolution

1/1 First Things First - Religious Freedom - How Baptists influenced Jeffersons views on Separation of Church and State

12/31 Until We Meet Again, & James T. Fields The Atlantic Monthly - The Captains Daughter

12/30 India - Oh, East is East, and West is West, And never the twain shall meet ...

12/29 The American Crisis, December 1776, by Thomas Paine

12/28 Armenia - Ancient to Modern Times

12/27 Sir Frances Bacon - Johannes Kepler - the Scientific Revolution and Astronomy

12/26 Battle of Trenton - Independence confirmed by God Almighty in the victory of General Washington at Trenton

12/25 Christmas Day! - the magnetic needle of history stands vertical and points up - BC to AD

12/24 Christmas Eve through the Years

12/23 Christmas Truce of 1914 and Presidential Christmas Addresses

12/22 Battle of the Bulge

12/21 Amazing Grace-How Sweet the Sound -John Newton, William Wilberforce, & the fight to end slavery in the British Empire

12/20 Origins Christmas Date, Tree, Poinsettia, White House Christmas, Lights & Carols

12/19 Freezing Winter at Valley Forge, 1777-78

12/18 Hark The Herald Angels Sing - Charles Wesley

12/17 Famous Composers & Christmas Music

12/16 Boston Tea Party and What Led Up To It

12/15 Bill of Rights - restrictive clauses to stop Federal Government abuse of its powers

12/14 The Death of Washington- First in war First in peace First in the hearts of his countrymen

12/13 So Help Me God-What is the Purpose of an Oath?

12/12 Religious Tolerance & Freedom of Conscience in Pennsylvania - William Penn to Ben Franklin

12/11 Rasputin-The Holy Devil, Bolshevik Revolution, Socialist Russia and Solzhenitsyns warning to America

12/10 Cuba & the struggle to be free from slavery

12/09 Presidents on Jewish Persecution in Eastern Europe & the Support of Israel

12/08 Indian Policies & the Struggle between Greed and the Gospel

12/07 Pearl Harbor attacked - a date that will live in infamy

12/06 Saint Nicholas Traditions

12/05 Hugh Williamson and Pastors in Politics in Colonial America

12/04 Pere Marquette, French Missionaries in North America, and the founding of Chicago

12/03 Cortes and the Fall of the Mexican Aztec Empire

12/02 Maccabean Revolt & Hanukkah

12/01 Civil War - What led up to the Emancipation Proclamation and the 13th Amendment

11/30 Innocence Abroad - Mark Twains visit to the Middle East under Ottoman rule

11/29 C.S. Lewis - The safest road to Hell is the gradual one ...

11/28 A President and a Poet - Franklin Pierce and Nathaniel Hawthorne

11/27 Kaiser - Sultan - World War I - Chaim Weizmann and the Birth of Modern Day Israel

11/26 Anti-Federalists-"Liberty depends on men being virtuous enough to make laws to punish themselves"

11/25 Sojourner Truth, Harriett Tubman, Anna Murray-Douglass

11/24 Connecting the Dots - Renaissance - Reformation & John Knox - Revolution

11/23 John F. Kennedy shot! - What did he, and other leaders, warn Americans of?

11/22 First NATIONAL Days of Thanksgiving

11/21 Pilgrims Thanksgiving to God

11/20 Senator Byrd - God in the U.S. Capitol

11/19 Lincolns Gettysburg Address - Of the People - By the People - For the People

11/18 Republic & Character

11/17 Englands Virgin Queen Elizabeth I

11/16 My Country tis of thee - Sweet Land of Liberty

11/15 John Witherspoon, ordained minister and Signer of the Declaration of Independence - A Republic must either preserve its Virtue or lose its Liberty

11/14 Booker T. Washington - A person should get into the habit of reading his Bible.

11/13 How Landslide Lyndon stole Senate race in 1948? - And U.S. entered Vietnam War

11/12 Pilgrims experiment with Communism - and reject it

11/11 The Soldier is required to practice the greatest act of religious training - Sacrifice - General MacArthur - Veterans Day.

11/10 Dr. Livingstone exposed Islamic slave trade in Africa

11/9 U.S. Constitution versus Sharia

11/8 Lewis & Clark Expedition

11/7 Billy Graham - America has gone a long way down the wrong road

11/3 Not to Vote is to Abdicate the Throne - Who is the King in America

11/5 James Otis on government tracking - and Mercy Otis Warren - the Conscience of the American Revolution

11/4 Charles Carroll of Carrollton - Longest Living Signer of Declaration

11/6 YMCA-Young Mens Christian Association and Goodwill Industries

11/2 Newburgh Conspiracy broken up - by George Washington

11/1 Presidents and the Churches they attended

10/31 Martin Luther, the Reformation and Protestantism

10/30 John Adams on Tyranny, Liberty, and the need for Christian virtue

10/29 Stock Market Crash - 1929 - The Great Depression

10/28 Statue of Liberty - America-a last effort of Divine Providence in behalf of the human race -Ralph Waldo Emerson

10/27 Theodore Roosevelt

10/26 Ancient Israel and Right of the PEOPLE to Keep and Bear Arms

10/24 United Nations - A Good or Bad Idea - Alger Hiss, Whittaker Chambers, Organization of Islamic Cooperation

10/22 Sam Houston-TEXAS

10/21 Duty - Admiral Horatio Nelson

10/19 Kings Mountain to Yorktown and the End of the Revolutionary War

10/18 The Notorious Star Chamber and the Pilgrims fleeing to Holland and New England

10/17 Victory of the Battle of Saratoga-one of the most important battles in world history

10/16 Pirates of the Caribbean - War of Jenkins Ear and The Ballad of the French Fleet

10/15 Danger of Power Concentrated in Deep-State Federal Government

10/14 William Penn - Pennsylvania - God will make it the seed of a nation

10/13 England Transformation - What would Margaret Thatcher think of it

10/12 Columbus Miscalculation - How Far Around is the Round Earth

10/11 How Democracies and Republics Rise and Fall - Crash Course on Platos Republic

10/10 Marco Polo, Islamic Jihad and the REAL reason Columbus sailed West

10/9 Lewis Cass and Michigan

10/8 Eddie Rickenbacker - Fighting the Flying Circus, and Seven Came Through

10/7 Count Nikolaus Ludwig von Zinzendorf and the Moravian Missionaries

10/6 How Lees Lost Order No. 191 changed the Civil War

10/5 Revivals, Universities, and the preaching of Jonathan Edwards

10/4 Bibles in Military given by Generals and Presidents

10/3 Same week Congress approved First Amendment it requested Day of Thanksgiving

10/2 Historian Arnold Toynbee on Ottoman Empire and Armenian Massacre

10/1 John Peter Muhlenberg - Pastor, Major-General, Congressman and Senator

9/30 George Whitefield and the Great Awakening

9/29 Squanto - a special instrument sent of God for their good beyond their expectation - Pilgrim Governor William Bradford

9/28 Louis Pasteur, French microbiologist noted for discoveries in vaccinations, microbial fermentation, and pasteurization

9/27 Sam Adams - Father of the American Revolution

9/26 Daniel Boone - famed hunter, explorer and pioneer

9/25 George Mason - Bill of Rights Purpose is to Limit Federal Government

9/24 John Marshall, Supreme Court Chief Justice

9/23 John Paul Jones - I have not yet begun to fight

9/22 21-year-old hero - I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country - Nathan Hale

9/21 Justice James Kent & President Calvin Coolidge - reverence for God

9/20 Fisher Ames - A democracy is a volcano which conceals the fiery materials of its own destruction

9/19 Tolkien-The Lord of the Rings, and Washington-Farewell Address

9/18 Forgotten Founding Father role in ratifying Constitution-John Langdon

9/17 Constitution Day - A Republic If You Can Keep It

9/16 Pilgrims set sail-A Mini-Course in Self-Government

9/15 President who was Chief Justice-William H. Taft

9/14 John Harvard and Harvard University

9/13 Star-Spangled Banner author - Francis Scott Key - fought slavery - And an unknown story of Randolph Land for freed slaves

9/12 Thomas Cooley - American Bar Assoc., President 1893

9/11 September 11-Political Islam and the Long War on the West

9/10 What Kind of Justice would Madison pick? - Justice Joseph Story

9/9 California Missions

9/8 Jerusalem destroyed by Rome - then Rome devastated by Volcano, Fire, Plague

9/7 Albania-Two Kinds of Heroes - Mother Teresa and Skanderbeg

9/6 Assyria-Will the cradle of civilization ... become its grave"

9/5 Kemal Ataturk-Father of Modern Turkey versus Adnan Menderes-Great Riot of Istanbul

9/4 The Fall of Rome - What Can We Learn?

9/3 Labor Day-Its Interesting Origin

9/2 Courage & Faith in Pacific War - Pearl Harbor to Calvary-Mitsuo Fuchida

9/1 First Prayer in Congress, September 1774

8/31 John Bunyan and The Pilgrims Progress

8/30 Benedict Arnold-spies & traitors leaked - betrayed America

8/29 Indian migration, hunter-gatherers to agriculture, 500 years with 8 policies

8/28 Booker T. Washington and MLK, Jr. - I have a dream...

8/27 Battle of Brooklyn Heights and the Providential Fog that allowed Washington to Escape

8/26 Women can Vote-history, manipulation, and eternal vigilance

8/25 Faith of Famous Astronomers & a church organist who discovered a planet-Sir William Herschel

8/24 The Inventions of Writing and Printing - Johannes Gutenberg and the Printing Press

8/23 Lake Erie Battle-Capt. Oliver Hazard Perry

8/22 "Inevitable victory of Christian religion over forces of evil"-FDR; Schwarzkopf, Boykin

8/21 Was America ever great? Justice James Wilson-America has best form of government ever offered to the world

8/20 Francis Asbury, circuit riding preacher

8/17 U.S. Military Tradition of Faith

8/16 Blackstone Commentaries on the Laws of England & Charles Finney Revivals

8/15 How Napoleon impacted the World

8/14 V-J Day & Survival of Civilization

8/13 H.G. Wells

8/12 America the Beautiful-God in all 50 State Constitutions

8/11 It is legal to pray in school

8/10 Herbert Hoover-31st President

8/9 Nez Perce & Flathead Indians, Missionary Dr. Marcus Whitman & the Oregon Trail

8/8 Political Scandals-the end DOES NOT justify the means

8/7 Jefferson organized a church-The Second Great Awakening Revival

8/6 Alfred Lord Tennyson

8/5 Praying Indians and the tragic King Philips War

8/4 An Appeal to Heaven-Birth of US Navy & Coast Guard

8/3 Real Reason Columbus sailed West

8/2 Pacific WWII, PT-109, and JFK

8/1 Herman Melville classic novel Moby Dick

7/31 The Doldrums-Columbus, Coleridge & Booker T. Washington Atlanta Speech

7/30 Holy Experiment of William Penn-the seed of a nation

7/29 Tocqueville in France, America, Algeria-Observations of Christianity & Islam

7/28 Civil Rights & the Politics of Race

7/27 Korean War, Cold War & Rise of Communism

7/26 Ben Franklin & Pennsylvania Abolition Society

7/22 Carl Sandburg, poet

7/21 Scopes Monkey Trial

7/20 Communion on Moon

7/19 Dunkirk & Churchill

7/18 French & Indian War

7/17 Bartolome de Las Casas

7/16 Manned Space Flight

7/15 First Bible printed in US

7/13 Bastille Day-French Reign of Terror

7/12 George Washington Carver

7/11 Alexander Hamilton-Aaron Burr

7/9 Cholera

7/8 Liberty Bell

7/7 Hawaii

7/6 Republican Party

7/5 Adams-Jefferson died

7/4 Independence Day

7/3 Battle of Gettysburg

7/1 Spanish-American War

6/27 Helen Keller

6/25 Warnings of Usurpation

6/24 Mountain Men

6/23 Lenape Indians

6/21 Christian States ratified Constitution

6/20 Maryland

6/19 War of 1812

6/18 Fathers Day

6/17 Bunker Hill

6/16 Wernher von Braun

6/15 Magna Carta

6/14 Flag Day

6/13 Lafayette

6/12 Socialism

6/11 Joseph Warren-Suffolk Resolves

6/10 US Naval Academy

6/9 Pay Check Withholding

6/8 Andrew Jackson

6/7 Earthquake Port Royal

6/6 D-Day

6/5 Six Day War & Yom Kippur War

6/4 Battle of Midway

6/3 Dutch New Amsterdam

6/2 Grover Cleveland

6/1 Treaty of Tripoli

5/31 Harvard Samuel Langdon & Harvard Professor Clay Christensen

5/30 Noah Webster-History of Writing & Education

5/29 JFK

5/28 Memorial Day

5/27 US Senate Chaplain Peter Marshall

5/26 Mad Anthony Wayne, Bruce Wayne, John Wayne

5/25 Virginia Governors

5/24 Garrison, Thoreau & Emerson

5/23 Kit Carson

5/22 Robert Fulton & the Steamboat

5/21 Clara Barton & American Red Cross

5/20 Sinking of Invincible Spanish Armada

5/19 Armed Forces Day

5/18 John Paul II

5/17 Charles Lindbergh

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