Martin Luther King Delivers His Iconic “I Have a Dream” Speech on the Steps at Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic “I Have a Dream” speech on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, and it has since become one of the most famous orations in history. You’ve seen the clips and heard its most famous lines on countless occasions, but here are some of the things you probably […]

Inauguration of President Washington: He Gives a Religious Address and Places Hand on Bible Verse Prophesying America as a Covenant Nation?

David Barton of Wallbuilders gives some details of the inauguration of the first President of the U.S.: Constitutional experts abounded in 1789 at America’s first presidential inauguration. Not only was the inauguree a signer of the Constitution but one fourth of the members of the Congress that organized and directed his inauguration had been delegates […]

George Washington’s Crossing of the Delaware River in the Dead of the Night on Christmas

So why were Washington and his bedraggled Continental Army trying to cross an ice-choked Delaware River on a cold winter’s night? It wasn’t just to get to the other side. Washington’s aim was to conduct a surprise attack upon a Hessian garrison of roughly 1,400 soldiers located in and around Trenton, New Jersey. Washington hoped […]

General Washington to his Army: “Let us rely upon the goodness of the cause, and the aid of the Supreme Being in whose hands victory is…”

On July 2, 1776, from his headquarters in New York, General Washington issued his general orders: “The time is now near at hand which must probably determine whether Americans are to be freemen or slaves; whether they are to have any property they can call their own; whether their houses and farms are to be […]

George Washington Writes in a Letter to his Brother, “Providence Which Has in Many Instances Appear’d for Us, Will Still Go On to Afford Its Aid”

On May 31, 1776, George Washington wrote to his younger brother John Augustine Washington, We expect a very bloody Summer of it at New York. … We are not either in Men, or Arms, prepared for it. … If our cause is just, as I do most religiously believe it to be, the same Providence […]