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Discovering Columbus

By |October 16th, 2019|Categories: Featured, 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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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By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Issues and Articles|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By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Issues and Articles, Uncategorized|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By |October 12th, 2019|Categories: Historical Document, Issues and Articles|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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Signers of the Declaration Resource Page

By |July 18th, 2019|Categories: Issues and Articles|

So many today know very little about the fifty-six men who signed the Declaration of Independence. They pledged their "lives, fortunes, and sacred honor" to preserve the important freedoms enshrined in that document. Their legacy, in the form of the Declaration, has lasted throughout the centuries as America has grown and [...]

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Ten Facts About George Washington

By |May 9th, 2019|Categories: 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 [...]

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