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Siege of Yorktown

By |June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Updates|

Ending of a War The Siege of Yorktown is recognized as the final major military action in the War for Independence. This three-week long battle (September 28-October 19, 1781) secured American independence after 6 years of active fighting. Some interesting aspects surrounding the siege of Yorktown makes this victory even more [...]

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A Preacher and the President

By |June 21st, 2018|Categories: Updates|

President James Garfield-- A Minister of God James Garfield, the 20th president of the United States, was a Gospel minister, thus clearly contradicting today's errant notion that religious leaders are not to be involved with civil government. Sadly, few know much about Garfield partly because of the deliberate secularization of American [...]

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James Wilson

By |June 21st, 2018|Categories: Updates|

A Lost Founder In the modern rewriting of our American history, some of our nation's Founding Fathers have been wrongly misportrayed as people not worthy of study, but most have simply been ignored. As a consequence, many worthy heroes are now forgotten. Fortunately, the Scriptures encourage us to study the past: [...]

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Ringing of the Liberty Bell

By |September 25th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|

Ringing of the Liberty Bell The Liberty Bell is an iconic part of America's history. In 1751, on the 50th anniversary of Pennsylvania’s 1701 first charter of liberties the Pennsylvania Assembly ordered a bell from London to be used as part of the commemoration festivities. It arrived on September 1, 1752 [...]

Founding Fathers on Prayer

By |August 16th, 2017|Categories: Featured, Library, Updates|

  Recently David was interviewed about the National Day of Prayer. This interview provides useful historical information that you might be interested in sharing with your friends and neighbors. The four questions David was asked appears below, along with his answers. Why is it important that we pray for our country [...]

On This Day In History: July 29, 1775

By |July 29th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|

With the recent hostility against military chaplains, it is worth recalling the distinguished history of the chaplain corps as it celebrates its 240th birthday. On July 29, 1775, the Army Chaplain Corps was organized by the Continental Congress. Numerous famous leaders have served as military chaplains, including Robert Treat Paine, a signer of [...]

On This Day in History: June 28, 1787

By |June 28th, 2017|Categories: Library, Updates|

  In June, 1787, The Constitutional Convention was in full swing in Philadelphia. Do you know how many delegates attended the Constitutional Convention? Do you know how many delegates signed the Constitution? Who was the olderst delgate? Who was the youngest delegate? (Answers at the bottom) The Constitutional Convention was called [...]

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