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Ten Facts About George Washington

By |April 22nd, 2019|Categories: Featured, Historical Writings, Issues and Articles, Library|

From the $1 Bill to the capital of America, George Washington’s name appears more often than probably any other name in American history. Being the most prominent Founding Father, everyone learns how Washington led the Continental Army against the British during the War for Independence and eventually became the first President [...]

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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By |March 1st, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Historical Writings, Issues and Articles|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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Christmas With the Presidents

By |December 22nd, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Christmas with the Presidents 1The White House observance of Christmas before the twentieth century was not an official event. First families decorated the house modestly with greens and privately celebrated the Yuletide with family and friends. Christmas in Early America: the Pilgrims and Puritans of New England found no Biblical precedent [...]

Historical Accounts of Thanksgiving

By |December 5th, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Historical Accounts of the Pilgrims' First ThanksgivingAt length, autumn being far advanced, and their first summer’s harvest of Indian corn being gathered in, they fitted their houses, and made their arrangements against the coming winter. And now, while some were employed in service abroad, and some in fishing, to furnish for [...]

Celebrating Thanksgiving In America

By |November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Celebrating Thanksgiving in America  The tradition introduced by European Americans of Thanksgiving as a time to focus on God and His blessings dates back well over four centuries in America. For example, such thanksgivings occurred in 1541 at Palo Duro Canyon, Texas with Coronado and 1,500 of his men; 1 in [...]

No, Revisionists, Thanksgiving is not a Day of Mourning

By |November 20th, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

No, Revisionists, Thanksgiving is not a Day of Mourning by David Barton Just before Thanksgiving, I discussed the origins of the holiday on Glenn Beck’s show The Vault.[1] I understand the program has been used profitably by teachers throughout America. After a college professor showed the episode to a class, a [...]

Discovering Columbus

By |November 19th, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Columbus on Trial For over 500 year Christopher Columbus enjoyed a seat in the pantheon of American history. Being the discovery of the New World came with well earned advantages. During the early days of our nation books, poems, and statues were made celebrating the man and his mission. Cities [...]

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No Noble Savage: The World Columbus Found

By |October 15th, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

All arguments making Christopher Columbus a villain comparable with Adolf Hitler[i] or Saddam Hussain [ii] start with the premise that the world he discovered was populated by peaceful inhabitants who lived in a golden age. It was only with the introduction of the white man, critics claim, that this paradise was [...]

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Columbus and Sex Slavery

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

I have now reached that point, that there is no man so vile but thinks it his right to insult me. The day will come when the world will reckon it a virtue to him who has not given his consent to their abuse.[i] Columbus wrote these words off the coast [...]

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BARTON: Telling the Truth about Moses

By |October 10th, 2018|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Telling the Truth about Moses By David Barton The Texas State Board of Education (SBOE) is currently making revisions in the state’s Social Studies standards. This governs what will be included in textbooks, and thus what will be taught in the classroom. This has set the Texas Freedom Network (TFN), a [...]

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