Many heroes and topics were discussed on the February 19, 2018 TBN show “America’s Hidden History” with David and Tim Barton. (The complete episode can be viewed here.) Below are some helpful resources to find out more! (Right click on the images for larger versions to download.)
Isaac Potts Witnesses the Prayer at Valley Forge
Rev. E. C. M’Guire, The Religious Opinions and Character of Washington (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1836), pp. 158-169.
Benson Lossing, The Pictorial Field-Book of the Revolution (New York: Harper & Brothers, 1852), Vol. II, p. 336n.
Benson Lossing, Recollections and Private Memoirs of Washington, by His Adopted Son George Washington Parke Custis (Philadelphia: J. W. Bradley, 1861), p. 275n.
George Washington’s Faith
Jared Sparks’ Collection of Washington’s Writings:
Read the books online.
Nelly’s Letter on Washington’s Faith:
Inserted into volume 12 of Sparks’ Collection.
George Washington’s Religious Activities
Vestryman at His Church:
Kept a Prayer Journal:
First Presidential Prayer Proclamation:
Locks of Hair
These two locks of George Washington’s hair are from WallBuilders’ Collection.
Called Himself a “Church Going Animal”
“[f]or it is notorious enough, that I have been a Church going Animal for Seventy Six years, i.e. from the Cradle”
[Letter from John Adams to Benjamin Rush on August 28, 1811.]
From WallBuilders’ Collection:
Helped Fund John Thompson “Hot Press” Bible:
Thomas Jefferson, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997), Vol. II, p. 979, February 26, 1798.
Helped Fund Thomas Scott Bible:
Thomas Jefferson, The Papers of Thomas Jefferson, Second Series (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1997), Vol. II, p. 1195, December 21, 1807.
Involvement in Worship Services in the U.S. Capitol:
See additional information in David Barton’s book The Jefferson Lies.
Read the book:
Jefferson’s Writings on This Work:
Lincoln’s Battle With God by Stephen Mansfield
Buy the book.
Dred Scott Supreme Court Decision
See the complete opinion.
Republican Party Platforms
13th Amendment Resources
John Quincy Adams’ Influence on Abraham Lincoln
John Quincy Adams. His Connection with the Monroe Doctrine (1823) by Worthington Chauncey Ford and with Emancipation under Martial Law (1819-1842) by Charles Francis Adams (Cambridge: John Wilson and Son, 1902), p. 72.
Pearl Harbor Information:
War Bond Posters & WWII Bibles:
Roosevelt D-Day Announcement:
From WallBuilders’ Collection
Proclamation at End of WWII:
National Prayer Breakfast Started:
“Under God” in Pledge of Allegiance:
“In God We Trust” National Motto: