American history

American history

Boston Massacre-“Let us play the man for our GOD, and for the cities of our GOD”-John Hancock

American Minute with William J. Federer The French and Indian War ended in 1763 with the French losing Canada and all their land east of the Mississippi River. King George III decided to leave troops in the American colonies in case of future French incursions or native uprisings. British ...
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Jubal Early and the Goddess of Liberty

Free North Carolina by Brock Townsend West Point cadet Jubal A. Early was nineteen years old when he wrote the following letter to his father in 1835, begging for permission to join the Texans in their fight for independence from Mexico. He would hold the same opinion of combatting ...
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The Battle of Fort Sumter

Historical Diaries The United States was propelled into one of the deadliest conflicts ever to occur on American soil in 1861. This was due to the slowly building hostility between thirty-four states. The feud would ultimately sweep the nation into a civil war, which would end with the United ...
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From Monument to Cenotaph

Abbeville Institute by Lunelle McCallister In 1896 at the Reunion of United Confederate Veterans in New Orleans, Gen. Steven Dill Lee, the Commander of organization delivered his famous ‘charge’ speech where he laid out the goals of the UDC and the SCV, and also the goals for the surviving ...
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American Minute: “There can be no peace with the forces of evil. Peace comes only through the establishment of the supremacy of the forces of good.” -President Coolidge, Memorial Day, 1923

American Minute with William Federer Southern women scattered spring flowers on graves of both northern Union and southern Confederate soldiers of the Civil War in which over a half-million died. Many places claimed to have held the original Memorial Day, such as: Warrenton, Virginia; Columbus, Georgia; Savannah, Georgia; Gettysburg, ...
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American Minute with Bill Federer: Navy Legends and their Faith

American Minute with Bill Federer “Damn the torpedoes! Full speed ahead!” yelled Admiral David Glasgow Farragut, who had lashed himself atop the mainsail to see above the smoke. His fleet of wooden ships, with hulls wrapped in chains, were accompanied by four iron clad monitors as they attacked Fort ...
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Group opposes confederate flag event

    ABC27.com by Samantha Galvez GETTYSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – Saturday people gathered at the Eternal Light Peace Memorial in Gettysburg to honor confederate soldiers as well as the confederate flag. But it was clear that it symbolized more than one meaning. “It represents the south it represents our ...
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American Minute: “Through Jesus Christ the world will yet be a better and a fairer place…” -President Truman, “…I wish for all of you a Christmas filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit.”

American Minute:  “Through Jesus Christ the world will yet be a better and a fairer place…” -President Truman,  “…I wish for all of you a Christmas filled with the joy of the Holy Spirit.”
On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1492, Columbus’ ship, the Santa Maria, ran aground on the island of Hispanola (Haiti). Columbus left 40 men and named the settlement la Navidad, promising to return the next year. On CHRISTMAS EVE, DECEMBER 24, 1777, Captain James Cook discovered Christmas Island, the largest ...
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