"The abhorrent conditions which have existed for more than three years in the Island of Cuba, so near our own borders, have shocked the moral sense of the people of the United States, have been a disgrace to Christian civilization...Resolved...the people of the Island of Cuba are, and of right ought to be, free."
The mass immigration of Hebrew Russians to America was sparked by the harsh measures being enforced against them by the government in their homeland. President Benjamin Harrison affirmed their struggle by saying "that no race, sect, or class has more fully cared for its own than the Hebrew race."
When Abraham Lincoln wrote the oath to become a U.S citizen, it required the person to acknowledge God.
"December 7, 1941- a date which will live in infamy- the United States of America was suddenly and deliberately attacked by naval and air forces of the Empire of Japan."
Saint Nicholas secretly gave money to a bankrupt merchant whose daughters were going to be sold into prostitution in order to repay the debts, which inspired the custom of secret gift-giving.
In 1811, Dr. Hugh Williamson wrote a respected book, "Observations of the Climate in Different Parts of America," in which he refuted "higher criticism" of scripture and gave scientific explanation for the credibility of stories in the Bible, such as Noah's flood and the events of Moses' exodus.