The Day President Roosevelt Led Our Nation in Prayer

The Day President Roosevelt Led Our Nation in Prayer

On D-Day, June 6, 1944, 15,000 young Americans parachuted into France and 60,000 more stormed the beaches of Normandy. And that began the liberation of Europe from Nazi oppression. While this great battle was going on, President Roosevelt went on the radio and led the nation in prayer for these young men. This is what he said: 

The Gettysburg Address

The Gettysburg Address

On November 19, 1863, President Lincoln came to the site of the Battle of Gettysburg to dedicate part of it as a cemetery for some of the men who died in that battle. This is what he said: “Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any…

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The Three Branches of Our Government

The Three Branches of Our Government

  James Madison was the father of the United States Constitution as well as our fifth President. It was his idea to separate the powers of the Federal Government into three separate and equal branches: The Legislative Branch makes the laws. The Executive Branch enforces the laws. And the Judicial Branch interprets the laws. He told the other delegates to the Constitutional Convention that he got the idea from “The Perfect Governor” described in Isaiah 33:22, which says: “The Lord is…

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The Five Freedoms Guaranteed Us by the First Amendment

The Five Freedoms Guaranteed Us by the First Amendment

This is the text of the First Amendment to the United States Constitution: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.” The First Amendment absolutely guarantees these five freedoms to every American: Freedom of Religion. Freedom of Speech Freedom of the Press Freedom to…

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Patrick Henry’s Call to Action

Patrick Henry’s Call to Action

  In Patrick Henry’s most famous speech, he implores his fellow citizens to take arms against the British. It’s been left out of today’s history textbooks because it mentions God. But if God hadn’t helped us, we couldn’t have won the Revolutionary War.   What is it that makes this speech so powerful? It’s Patrick Henry’s passionate expression of his faith in God. He knew that God always helps his people. And that when we’re on God’s side, we will prevail, because God…

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