Women of the Revolutionary War…

American Minute with Bill Federer Women of the Revolutionary War: “As there were Fathers in our Republic so there were Mothers”-Coolidge  Courageous women have always played a vital role in American history. Addressing the Daughters of the American Revolution, on April 19, 1926, President Calvin Coolidge stated: “The importance of women in the working out the destiny of mankind … As there … More Women of the Revolutionary War…

“I Heard the Bells…”

American Minute with Bill Federer “I Heard the Bells…” Christmas Tree, Lights, Poinsettia, Carols, & White House Christmas Celebrations – . Continuing through the centuries, courageous missionaries spread Christianity. In the 5th century, St. Patrick evangelized the heathen Druid tribes of Ireland. In the 6th century, St. Augustine of Cantebury baptized 10,000 heathen Anglo-Saxons in England. READ MORE > > >

Pilgrim Thanksgiving…

American Minute with Bill Federer Pilgrim Thanksgiving “God be Praised we had a Good Increase …Our Harvest being gotten in” Pilgrim Edward Winslow On NOVEMBER 21, 1620 (NS), the Pilgrims signed the Mayflower Compact and began their Plymouth Colony. Of the 102 Pilgrims, only 47 survived till Spring. At one point, only a half dozen were healthy enough to care for the rest. READ MORE > … More Pilgrim Thanksgiving…

Voting: How America is an Experiment in Self-Government

Today November 8th, 2022 is voting day in America. These are what is known as MID-TERM elections, meaning they come in the middle of the sitting president’s term of office. The rhetoric on both sides of the aisle has been pretty much as expected with claims ranging from mild to wild. What is not or … More Voting: How America is an Experiment in Self-Government

Luther & the Protestant Reformation’s Political Repercussions on America’s Founding

American Minute with Bill Federer . On OCTOBER 31, 1517, an Augustinian monk named Martin Luther posted 95 debate questions or “theses” on the door of Wittenberg Church, which began the movement known as “the Reformation.” Luther’s initial objection was to the methods employed by Johann Tetzel to sell indulgences. He was then fiercely attacked by Johann Eck… READ MORE > > … More Luther & the Protestant Reformation’s Political Repercussions on America’s Founding

First Prayer in Congress, September 1774, “Establishment Clause must be interpreted by reference to historical practices & understandings”-Supreme Court, Galloway

AMERICAN MINUTE WITH BILL FEDERER The so-called impenetrable wall separating Church and State exists NO-WHERE in our country’s official founding documents. If fact the opposite is true, the men who wrote the Declaration and Constitution came from various denominations but all held basic similar Judeo-Christian beliefs. It is only in the past 40 or so … More First Prayer in Congress, September 1774, “Establishment Clause must be interpreted by reference to historical practices & understandings”-Supreme Court, Galloway