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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 [...]

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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Pearl Harbor Day

By |December 21st, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Seventy-six years ago today, on December 7, 1941, Pearl Harbor was treacherously attacked by the Japanese, killing more than 2,000. This date was described by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt as “a date which will live in infamy.” It was the worst naval disaster in American history, and brought declarations of war [...]

Church in the U.S. Capitol

By |December 6th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

Many people are surprised to learn that the United States Capitol regularly served as a church building; a practice that began even before Congress officially moved into the building and lasted until well after the Civil War. Below is a brief history of the Capitol's use as a church, and some [...]

Benjamin Rush Dream about John Adams and Thomas Jefferson

By |October 27th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

The Dream of Dr. Benjamin Rush & God’s Hand in Reconciling John Adams and Thomas Jefferson One of the more bitter aspects of the retirement of John Adams from the presidency in 1800 was the fact that several of those with whom he had early co-labored during the Revolution had become [...]

Yorktown Mortar Shell

By |October 6th, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles|

Throughout the War for Independence, from the Siege of Boston to the Battle of Yorktown, artillery played a decisive role in securing America’s freedom. Starting on September 28th and ending with British capitulation on October 19th, the Battle of Yorktown was the last major military engagement of the war. Commanders for [...]

The American Revolution: Was it an Act of Biblical Rebellion?

By |July 31st, 2017|Categories: Issues and Articles, Library|

The American Revolution: Was it an Act of Biblical Rebellion?Was the American Revolution an act of rebellion against God and the Bible? Many today claim that it was. For example, John McArthur (Pastor of Grace Community Church and host of the national radio program “Grace to You”) asserts: People have mistakenly [...]

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