October 24th – American Minute -The United Nations

The United Nations was created to prevent future wars. Unfortunately, since the time its charter was drafted in the Garden Room of San Francisco's Fairmont Hotel, there have been over 100 million casualties in nearly 150 wars worldwide.

October 22nd – American Minute -Sam Houston

Sam Houston defeated Santa Ana at the Battle of San Jacinto, April 21, 1836, though a bullet shattered Houston's ankle. On OCTOBER 22, 1836, General Sam Houston was sworn in as the first President of the Republic of Texas.

October 20th – American Minute – Herbert Hoover

Herbert Hoover, who died OCTOBER 20, 1964, signed a joint-statement during World War II with the widows of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, Coolidge, Taft, Harrison and Cleveland, which stated:"Menaced by collectivist trends, we must seek revival of our strength in the spiritual foundations which are the bedrock of our republic.

October 19th – American Minute – Cornwallis Surrenders

Altogether, 17,000 French and American troops surrounded Cornwallis and, on OCTOBER 19, 1781, he surrendered. On September 3, 1783, the Revolutionary War officially ended with the Treaty of Paris, signed by Ben Franklin, John Adams, John Jay and David Hartley:"In the name of the Most Holy and Undivided Trinity."