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An Updated International Red Cross Audit Records a Total 282,077 Deaths of All Internees in all German Concentration Camps from All Causes.

An updated International Red Cross audit records a total 282,077 registered deaths of all internees in all German Concentration Camps from all causes. The 1946 number 271,301. The Auschwitz Red Cross death records contain the death certificates of some 69,000 individuals, of whom about 30,000 were listed as Jews who died of various causes, none [...]

By | 2018-01-26T16:39:20+00:00 December 31st, 1984|America's Founding|0 Comments

A Jewish Defector, Benjamin Freedman, Warns America About the Pagan Conspiracy to Take Over the World

A speech was given before a patriotic audience at the Willard Hotel in Washington, D.C., on behalf of Conde McGinley's patriotic newspaper of that time, Common Sense. Freedman gives an insider's viewpoint (as a high-level insider of Jewish organizations) of history over the last 100 years and beyond, as he discusses that the so called [...]

The Words ‘Under God’ Are Added to the Pledge of Allegiance of the United States of America

Louis Albert Bowman, an attorney from Illinois, was the first to initiate the addition of "under God" to the pledge. The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution gave him an Award of Merit as the originator of this idea. He spent his adult life in the Chicago area and was chaplain of [...]

By | 2018-01-25T22:39:21+00:00 June 14th, 1954|America's Christian Heritage, Politics, Propaganda|0 Comments

The Pledge of Allegiance is Born when a Boston Magazine Published the Words for Youth to Repeat on Columbus Day

The Boston based "The Youth's Companion" magazine published a few words for students to repeat on Columbus Day that year. Written by Francis Bellamy, the circulation manager and native of Rome, New York, and reprinted on thousands of leaflets, was sent out to public schools across the country. On October 12, 1892, the quadricentennial of [...]

Church of the Holy Trinity v. United States: Supreme Court Decides America is a Christian Nation!

Written By: Kevin A. Lehmann In a day and age where there is much discussion and debate over our Christian heritage, who better to settle the argument as to whether or not the United States of America was founded as a Christian nation than the United States Supreme Court — the ultimate authority and final [...]

By | 2017-09-30T17:51:45+00:00 February 29th, 1892|America's Christian Heritage, Religious Freedom|0 Comments

The Monument of the Forefathers (The Matrix of Liberty) was Dedicated

Designed by Hammat Billings, the monument honors the Pilgrims Christian values and principles as a matrix of liberty with the necessary components to a free society, and a blueprint of how a free nation can be maintained. From the original concept in 1820 to the laying of the cornerstone in 1859 to its dedication in [...]

Abraham Lincoln’s Delivers his Gettysburg Address

On June 1, 1865, Senator Charles Sumner referred to the most famous speech ever given by President Abraham Lincoln. In his eulogy on the slain president, he called the Gettysburg Address a "monumental act." He said Lincoln was mistaken that "the world will little note, nor long remember what we say here." Rather, the Bostonian [...]

The Civil War’s Song of Inspiration: Patrick Gilmore’s “When Johnny Comes Marching Home” is Deposited in the Library of Congress

Patrick Gilmore was a famous bandleader before the war. He served during wartime as bandmaster for the 22nd New York Regiment. Gilmore wrote this song under the name Louis Lambert. The melody was similar to several well known Irish folksongs. The song appealed to families on both sides of the Mason-Dixon line by offering hope [...]

By | 2018-01-23T16:16:18+00:00 September 26th, 1863|America's Founding, Federal Reserve|0 Comments

Julia Ward Howe’s Inspiring Lyrics to “The Battle Hymn of the Republic” are First Published in “The Atlantic Monthly’

"The Battle Hymn of the Republic", also known as "Mine Eyes Have Seen the Glory" outside of the United States, is a song by American writer Julia Ward Howe using the music from the song "John Brown's Body." Howe's more famous lyrics were written in November 1861, and first published in The Atlantic Monthly in [...]

Videl v. Girard: US Supreme Court Rules that American Schools are to Teach Morals and Christianity Using the Bible in Schools

In 1844 in Philadelphia, a school took an unprecedented position: it would teach its students morality, but not Christianity. The Court ruled it could not do so--the Bible and Christianity must be included: "Why may not the Bible, and especially the New Testament ... be read and taught as a divine revelation in the [schools]--its [...]

By | 2018-01-23T12:38:57+00:00 February 27th, 1844|America's Christian Heritage, Religious Freedom|0 Comments

John C Calhoun’s Fort Hill Address

The idea that states have a constitutional right to nullify or veto acts of Congress gained ground with many Americans in the 1820s. One of the most influential and articulate defenses of the doctrine of nullification came from  John C. Calhoun, Senator from South Carolina and Andrew Jackson’s Vice President. Calhoun’s Fort Hill Address set [...]

The Preface of Websters 1828 Dictionary States ‘the Christian Religion Must be the Basis of Any Government intended to Secure the Rights… of a Free People.’

Noah Webster publishes the American Dictionary. He wrote in the preface of his 1828 Dictionary: “In my view, the Christian religion is the most important and one of the first things in which all children, under a free government ought to be instructed.... No truth is more evident to my mind than that the Christian religion [...]

By | 2018-01-23T12:28:01+00:00 January 1st, 1828|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

Thomas Jefferson & John Adams Die on the 50th Anniversary of the Signing of the Declaration of Independence, Fulfilling Dr. Benjamin Rush’s Prophesy The Dream of Dr. Benjamin Rush & God’s Hand in Reconciling John Adams and Thomas Jefferson One of the more bitter aspects of the retirement of John Adams from the presidency in 1800 was the fact that several of those with whom he had early co-labored during the Revolution had become his fervent adversaries. [...]

Francis Scott Key Penned the Poem, the ‘Star Spangled Banner’, Later to Become the National Anthem, pub

Francis Scott Key penned the words to the US National Anthem after watching the bombardment for 25 hours and seeing “Bombs bursting in air, missiles, so much debris, he strained to see. Was the flag still there? He couldn’t see a thing. All night long, he couldn’t. At the crack of dawn, he ran out [...]

By | 2018-01-23T12:06:44+00:00 September 14th, 1814|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

The Battle of Lake Erie: The Capt. Oliver Hazard Perry Miracle

Captain Oliver Hazard Perry, with many of his sailors being free blacks, confronted  the British squadron of six vessels, commanded by the one-armed Commodore Robert  Barclay, who had helped defeat Napoleon's fleet. Strong winds prevented Perry from getting into a safe position. Long-range British cannons crippled his flagship, USS Lawrence, killing most of his crew. Faithful [...]

By | 2018-01-23T12:02:45+00:00 September 10th, 1813|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

Thomas Jefferson sends his ‘Wall of Separation’ Danbury Letter: Did He Intend to Separate Church and State? Thomas Jefferson sent his 'wall of separation' letter to the Danbury Baptist Association to assure them that although the state offered them religious freedoms only “as favors granted, and not as inalienable rights,” that at least the national Congress could never make a law respecting an establishment of religion.  The First Amendment, then, erected [...]

John Adams Issues a Proclamation for a National Day of Humiliation, Fasting, and Prayer for the Protection & Blessings of the Almighty God for the new Nation

A national day of humiliation, fasting, and prayer was issued by President John Adams declaring May 9, 1798 the day of fasting for the nation. The proclamation reads below:   A PROCLAMATION AS the safety and prosperity of nations ultimately and essentially depend on the protection and blessing of Almighty God; and the national [...]

By | 2018-01-23T00:16:20+00:00 March 23rd, 1798|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

George Washington’s Farewell Address

George Washington's Farewell Address is a letter written by the first American President, George Washington, to "The People of the United States of America". Washington wrote the letter near the end of his second term as President, before his retirement to his home Mount Vernon. Originally published in Daved Claypole's American Daily Advertiser on September 19, 1796, under the title "The [...]

By | 2018-01-23T00:12:01+00:00 September 19th, 1796|America's Founding|0 Comments

St. Thomas African Episcopal Church is Officially Accepted as the First Black Episcopal Parish in the United States by Former Slave, Absalom Jones

In 1762 at the tender age of sixteen, a slave named Absalom Jones witnessed his mother and six siblings sold away while he was brought by his owner to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania from Sussex, Delaware. He was put to work in a shop as a clerk and handyman, but was allowed to work in the evenings [...]

By | 2018-01-23T00:08:14+00:00 October 17th, 1794|America's Christian Heritage, Religious Freedom|0 Comments

President Washington Laid the Cornerstone for the U.S. Capitol Building which was First Used as a Church

Capitol Building Houses a Church Before Congress Before the United States Capitol was used by the Senate or House of Representatives, it was used as a church—or perhaps more accurately as churches. In his plans for America’s new capital, Peter L’Enfant chose Jenkins Hill as the site for the Capitol building, and on September 18, [...]

By | 2018-01-23T00:05:10+00:00 September 18th, 1793|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

Washington’s Thanksgiving Proclamation: America’s First Federal Thanksgiving

Following a resolution of Congress, President George Washington proclaimed Thursday the 26th of November 1789 a day of “public thanksgiving and prayer” devoted to “the service of that great and glorious Being who is the beneficent Author of all the good that was, that is, or that will be.” Reflecting American religious practice, Presidents and [...]

By | 2018-01-22T23:42:01+00:00 November 26th, 1789|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

The Bill of Rights was Created to Protect the Civil Liberties of American Citizens and Prevent the Government from Abusing Power

The first 10 amendments to the Constitution make up the Bill of Rights. Written by James Madison in response to calls from several states for greater constitutional protection for individual liberties, the Bill of Rights lists specific prohibitions on governmental power. The Virginia Declaration of Rights, written by George Mason, strongly influenced Madison. One of the many points of contention [...]

By | 2018-01-22T23:38:48+00:00 September 25th, 1789|America's Founding|0 Comments

Dr. Benjamin Rush: “(Satan) never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity… than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.”

Dr. Benjamin Rush to Jeremy Belknap, July 13, 1789: “The great enemy of the salvation of man, in my opinion, never invented a more effectual means of extirpating Christianity from the world than by persuading mankind that it was improper to read the Bible at schools.” Dr. Benjamin Rush wrote in “Essays, Literary, Moral, and [...]

Inauguration of President Washington: He Gives a Religious Address and Places Hand on Bible Verse as Promise of America as a Covenant Nation?

David Barton of Wallbuilders gives some details of the inauguration of the first President of the U.S.: Constitutional experts abounded in 1789 at America’s first presidential inauguration. Not only was the inauguree a signer of the Constitution but one fourth of the members of the Congress that organized and directed his inauguration had been delegates [...]

By | 2018-01-22T23:14:07+00:00 April 30th, 1789|America's Christian Heritage, America's Founding|0 Comments

General George Washington Elected as the First President of the United States   General George Washington elected as the first President of the United States; first Congress under new Constitution. Jefferson returns to U.S. to become first Secretary of State; Hamilton becomes first Secretary of the Treasury. There were no political parties at the time of the first political election - there were only federalists (for [...]

By | 2018-01-22T23:09:00+00:00 February 4th, 1789|America's Founding|0 Comments