From 1821 to 1957, Mexico was ruled by fifty different governments, and numerous revolutions influenced its history, such as the Mexican-American War. William Federer explores the terms of the Guadalupe-Hidalgo Treaty, which united the U.S. and Mexico under the “protection of Almighty God, the Author of Peace.”
On a frigid February night in 1943, George L. Fox, Clark V. Poling, John P. Washington, and Alexander D. Good willingly sacrificed themselves to save four other men during the sinking of the U.S.A.T. Dorchester. William Federer explores the history of the “Back To God” movement, inspired by the bravery and courage of the four Chaplains.
Inspired by African-American spirituals, Dietrich Bonheoffer was motivated to help found the Confessing Church in Germany during World War II. William Federer explores Bonhoeffer’s legacy as a Disciple Of Christ who was not afraid to stand up to injustice.
William Henry Harrison was the 9th president of the United States and the hero of the Battle of Tippecanoe in 1811. William Federer explores Harrison's legacy as a president who believed that religious liberty and sound morals "are essentially connected with all true and lasting happiness."
Baron Montesquieu was a French political philosopher who greatly influenced America's founders. William Federer explores Montesquieu's spirituality and his utmost respect for the Gospel.
On February 11th, 1861, one of America's most prevailing presidents, Abraham Lincoln, left Springfield, Illinois for Washington D.C. William Federer explores Lincoln's farewell address, in which he reminds us that God will never leave us, nor forsake us.