Jesus Christ, whose birthday is celebrated throughout the world on Christmas, has had a greater impact on human history than any person who ever lived. Though he died at the age of 33, the year in which we live is dated from his birth. Though he lived in an obscure corner of the Roman Empire 2,000 years ago, more than one billion people today call themselves followers of Christ. Though he never wrote a book, tens of thousands of books have been written about his life and teachings.
Comprehensive research has shown not only that Washington knew in advance of the attack on Pearl Harbor, but that it deliberately withheld its foreknowledge from our commanders in Hawaii in the hope that the "surprise" attack would catapult the U.S. into World War II.
The controversial election of 1800 and Thomas Jefferson's first inaugural offer a heads-up and healing for the presidential election of 2016.
As the nation celebrates the federal Columbus Day holiday on October 10, a small but persistent movement to replace the holiday with alternative holidays such as “Indigenous People’s Day” continues to pop up across America.
On August 1, the 50th anniversary of the University of Texas Tower sniper shooting, a memorial was held at the foot of the Tower, remembering victims and honoring law-enforcement officers. Ironically, on the same day, Texas campus carry law went into effect.
This week in 1787, delegates at the Constitution Convention in Philadelphia considered several key proposals regarding the relationship between the federal government and the states that created it.
The purpose of the new AP history standards in European History, like those of the earlier U.S. History standards, are to indoctrinate into a liberal world view — not to educate.