The 4th verse of "The Star Spangled Banner" inspired Congress to place the motto "IN GOD WE TRUST" on the nation's coins in 1865. SCH contributor William Federer explores this motto's history, which reminds us daily that we are one nation under God.
The Texas Declaration of Independence was signed on March 2nd, 1836, officially freeing the people of Texas from Santa Anna's rule. SCH contributor William Federer explores this pivotal event, which reminds us that everything is in God's hands.
Stockton, California was named after Richard Stockton, an American lawyer and trustee of Princeton. SCH contributor William Federer explores Stockton's legacy as a man who reminds us that "the fear of the Lord is the beginning of wisdom."
An American poet and Harvard professor, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow wrote numerous classics. William Federer explores Longfellow's legacy as a man who believes in the strength and triumph of God's love.
Victor Hugo is hailed as the greatest of the Romanticist poets, some of his works being The Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables. SCH Contributor William Federer explores Hugo's legacy as a man who reminds us to sleep in peace because God is always awake.
"Remember the Alamo!" is a famous phrase taken from the events of the Battle of the Alamo in the Texas Revolution in 1836. William Federer explores this pivotal battle in history that reminds us of the fallen brave souls who were dedicated to Christ.