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Before the West was Won: The World He Found

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Issues and Articles|

In the decades leading up to and following 500th anniversary of the discovery of the New World in 1992 the vast preponderance of both academic writers and popular commentators take an overwhelmingly negative view of Christopher Columbus. In fact, these voices are so critical that currently the, “dominant picture holds him [...]

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Columbus Wasn’t an Idiot

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Issues and Articles, Uncategorized|

Modern anti-history portrayals of Columbus enjoy ridiculing him as some sort of first-rate bumbling fool. It simply is definitive, “proof that Columbus was an idiot if he still thought they were in the Indies.”[1] Come on, seriously, who in their right mind would mistake America for India? That’s what maps are [...]

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Columbus: God Over Gold

By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Issues and Articles|

One of the tired old myths promoted by the anti-Columbians (as they might well be called) is that the lust for gold drove Columbus leading him to commit innumerable atrocities. Critics shout that all wickedness was done in Columbus’s “vain pursuit of his obsession for gold.”[i] This accusation gets thrown in [...]

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Neil Armstrong’s Certificate of Confirmation

By |August 8th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|

Neil Armstrong (1930-2012) achieved international fame when he became the first person to set foot on the moon in July 1969 as part of the Apollo 11 mission. At the time this historic "giant leap for mankind" was shown on television, the viewing audience was estimated to be 650 million (see [...]

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Charlie Duke Handwritten Letter

By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|

Charlie Duke landed on the moon with the Apollo 16 mission in April 1972. He is one of only 12 people who have ever walked on the moon. This handwritten letter from June 13, 2001 declares how his relationship with Christ was even more significant than his remarkable and momentous walk [...]

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Astronaut Signatures

By |July 17th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|

Below are signatures by three American astronauts, including the first American to orbit the Earth and two of the 12 people to walk on the moon! 1) Photograph of the Mercury capsule on the U.S.S. Noa (Prime) recovery ship following John Glenn's return to Earth after his Friendship 7 mission. This [...]

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Advice from Thomas Jefferson – “Adore God”

By |June 19th, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Document, Library|

As the Founding Fathers retired and grew old in the nation they had worked so hard to create, many people wrote to them from all over the world for a wide variety of reasons. In fact, it is estimated that Thomas Jefferson wrote at least 19,000 letters throughout the course of [...]

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Abigail Adams’ Letter

By |March 29th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Library|

Abigail Smith Adams (1744-1818) was the second of three daughters born to a well-respected family, her father being a Congregationalist minister in Massachusetts. [1] Due to her poor health in her early life Abigail had no formal education. [2] In fact, at a time when female education was “neglected” and it [...]

Defending Thomas Jefferson – John Birch Society v. Jefferson

By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Historical Writings, Issues and Articles|

The John Birch Society, an advocacy group for a more limited and constitutional government, released a video called concerning Thomas Jefferson called Myth v. Fact, narrated by the Society’s CEO Art Thompson. They argue that Thomas Jefferson was actually an anti-American traitor who tried to take down the American government. As [...]

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George Bush on Prayer

By |February 1st, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Library|

George Herbert Walker Bush (1924-2018) served his country in the military during WWII, was ambassador to the UN (1971-1973), Vice-President (1981-1989), and President of the United States (1989-1993). From the WallBuilders' Collection, below is a handwritten note by him written on the back of a June 1983 calendar that belonged to [...]

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