The United States Founding: 1619 or 1776?

On Jan. 13, 2022, Stand in the Gap Today Host, Sam Rohrer, and co-host, Dr. Gary Dull, interviewed Constitutional Attorney, David New.  The theme of their discussion centered around the founding of America.  Some are saying the true founding of our nation was 1619-the year slaves were first brought to our shores. Is this true or was it 1776-when we declared independence from British … More The United States Founding: 1619 or 1776?

Successful Black Americans of Industry, Business & Faith

This is an extensive list with only a few “notable” folks on it from the history books (at least those back in my day) American Minute with Bill Federer American history has many inspiring stories of notable Black American entrepreneurs, some of which are listed below. PAUL CUFFEE (1759-1817) was a devout Quaker Christian. His father was a freed … More Successful Black Americans of Industry, Business & Faith

Battle of Princeton

American Minute with Bill Federer Battle of Princeton “Washington advanced so near the enemy’s lines that his horse refused to go further” Frederick the Great of Prussia called these ten days “the most brilliant in the world’s history.” After winning the Battle of Trenton, Christmas Day evening, 1776, George Washington’s 1,200 man force faced General Cornwallis’ 4,500 man British army. Washington was … More Battle of Princeton

“These are the times that try men’s souls”

“In today’s era of hostility toward freedoms of religion and conscience, it is important to be reminded of challenges Americans have faced in the past.“ American Minute with Bill Federer “These are the times that try men’s souls” -The American Crisis, Thomas Paine, December, 1776 “Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have … More “These are the times that try men’s souls”

What led to the Boston Tea Party?

Today marks the 248th anniversary of the Boston Tea Party. What events led these men to such an act, the article below reveals the story behind the story. American Minute with Bill Federer What led to the Boston Tea Party? Historical background of revolutionary event! . England and France had fought from the time of Richard the Lionheart and Philip II after … More What led to the Boston Tea Party?