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Ignore History At Your Own Peril

Historic Early American Flags

Today’s society confronts us with many choices, often unpleasant. A lot of them relate to our country’s government. But because most social studies and history courses have been on the back burner for years, today’s adults are unaware of how our government works and ignore the vitally important issues of ...

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No Spectacles Faith

With some of our historical figures, fact and legend are intermingled. John Hancock is one of those figures in American history. Hancock was a wealthy man through inheritance, born in Massachusetts and orphaned as a young boy before his successful uncle took him in. He later attended Harvard College, graduating ...

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Reconciling Christianity and American Politics

Go, therefore, and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit,  teaching them to observe everything I have commanded you (Matthew 28:19-20) Can a nation founded on undeniably Christian principles evolve to an enlightened state absent ...

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The Boiling River

Valley Forge wasn’t the place to be during the winter of 1777-78 if you were partial to heat, sturdy clothing, and food. But this is exactly where General George Washington, along with 12,000 men fighting to gain freedom from Great Britain in the American Revolutionary War, found themselves. George Washington ...

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