In many of their writings, the Founding Fathers often indicated what they were working to secure for the American people: safety and happiness. These two words were a reflection of what Thomas Jefferson meant when he wrote that “governments are instituted among men to secure these rights.”
After 187 years, the statue of Thomas Jefferson was removed from New York City Hall. The reason for the removal could be guessed without having even heard about the removal. Jefferson owned slaves. A lot of slaves.
The Vikings were a warring people steeped in mythology and legend stemming from the very wars and battles they fought. Known for their brutal savagery from factual and fictionalized retellings, the Viking rule remains one of the most captivating eras of world history.
Ingratitude has somehow become vogue in the United States. It seems that the more we progress in technology, science, entertainment options, food and clothing accessibility, self-managing appliances, and a laundry list of other blessings, the more opportunities there are to complain rather than be thankful.
It’s a name that many, if not most, people are unfamiliar with—unless they remember the name of the author who wrote the nursery rhyme “Mary Had a Little Lamb.” I was unfamiliar with Sarah Josepha Hale until reading this book, but upon completing it, I feel a sense of regret knowing that she has been all but forgotten.
History itself is controversial. It needs no help in that arena. Great things have happened and terrible things have happened. Heroes are heralded and villains are vilified.
For some, disaster brings opportunity. That’s what happened for Max McLean and his stage company, Fellowship for Performing Arts (FPA), which engages audiences through art from a Christian worldview.
Mike Duncan launched his first history podcast, “The History of Rome,” in 2007 when podcasting was relatively new but surging as a new medium. It is now a pillar in the history podcasting community.
Arthur Leach is 101 years old. That is a very long time to live, but age doesn’t always provide perspective.When I interviewed Leach recently for The Sons of History collection of military interviews, I was given a bit more perspective into his age.
Arizona State University professor and author Dr. Donald T. Critchlow is one of the few who covers the subject of these five dictators - Lenin, Mao, Castro, Mugabe, and Khomeini - from a different angle.
Dr. Mary Grabar debunks The 1619 Project with masterful historical onslaught.
The podcast is back for its "second" season. After nearly 150 episodes, we decided to take a break for the summer to work on some film projects, slightly tweak our format, and invite some amazing guests.
It was perhaps five years ago in a writers group I once attended that someone had mentioned the Japanese in a positive light. It was a young girl who had made the statement.
The Sons of History podcast is back for its second season. You may be wondering, “How long will the second season be if the first one was nearly 150 episodes?”
When World War I came to an end, Germany was humiliated by the Treaty of Versailles, yet boasted that it had not been conquered, or even invaded.
Do you want to be a part of history? Now you can. We have three history projects that we need funding for, and your donation or sponsorship will be tax-deductible.
Tonight at 10:30 pm EST/9:30 pm CT, Dustin Bass will be joining Rick Green of Patriot Academy and Kevin Roberts of Texas Public Policy Foundation on CrossRoads with Joshua Philipp for a Live Q&A session on the Constitution.
Now is your chance to help fund our very first documentary on World War II veteran George Kaleel.
Two days after Independence Day, The Epoch Times released its much anticipated film, “America Rewritten”, about the ongoing attacks on the Constitution.
The Declaration of Independence was not a simple matter of signing a piece of paper and celebrating afterwards with fireworks.
Whether Americans or citizens the world over wish to remember or not, the Korean War is the symbol of the 70-plus-year war of attrition between two ideas: communism and democracy.
“A man would get wounded, they would saw his leg off and throw it out the window. Every so many days, he would gather up the arms and legs and take them off and bury them.”
When we were asked if we could interview Margalit Fox about her latest book, The Confidence Men, we jumped at the opportunity.
“The defense of masculinity.” That was Michael Walsh’s response when asked what was the focus of his new book, Last Stands: Why Men Fight When All Is Lost.
Many of you know that Dustin Bass and Alan Wakim write op-eds for The Epoch Times. On April 28, Dustin was interviewed on CrossRoads with Joshua Philipp at the home-studio in The Woodlands.
We hosted our very first history event on April 17 and it was a true success. But before we get into how the event went, we first need to talk about April 16.
In Federalist Paper 62, James Madison wrote “It will be of little avail to the people, that the laws are made by men of their own choice, if the laws be so voluminous that they cannot be read, or so incoherent that they cannot be understood.”
For centuries, Americans have celebrated St. Patrick’s Day every March 17. Dating all the way back to 1601, before the 50 states, before the 13 colonies, before the Seven Years War, even before the Plymouth Colony was founded, colonists celebrated the holiday. They were actually part of the Spanish colony now known as Saint Augustine.
In the late afternoon of April 21, 1836, Gen. Sam Houston sat on his stallion Saracen as his Texian Army slowly marched for battle in two parallel lines near Lynch’s Ferry.
British Redcoats occupied Boston on Oct. 1, 1768, to end the civil unrest that divided the city between patriots led by The Sons of Liberty, and Tory loyalists led by Gov. Francis Bernard, Lt. Gov. Thomas Hutchinson and his brother-in-law Andrew Oliver.
Valentine’s Day is once again upon us, and for loved ones who find themselves separated by distance, there’s never been a better time to be alive.
When President Trump authorized the strategic strike against Iran’s Qasem Soleimani there was an uproar of praise and worry stemming from the same people: Americans.
’Twas the early evening of Christmas Day in 1776 and Gen. George Washington was on the verge of losing the Revolutionary War.
The campaign trail will soon begin for both parties, and there’s the continual narrative that the trail itself is mapped out all wrong. There’s rising concern that the national voice isn’t being heard in our national elections.
As Christmas Eve began in 1914, the soldiers sitting in the frost-covered trenches were miserably cold, homesick, and tired of war.
This year marks the 80-year anniversary of the end of the Spanish Civil War. If you look at it, and not even that closely, you will see the political and social similarities between the Spain of the 1930s and America today.
The compilation of the Declaration of Independence (DI), the United States Constitution (USC), and the Bill of Rights (BR) is much larger in context than the Virginia Declaration of Rights, but when we merely read over this Virginia Bill of Rights, we easily begin to make the connections to the three other American documents.
What motivated General Benedict Arnold to turn from military hero to the most despised traitor in American history? Here we take a look at the events in his life which led to the ultimate betrayal will explain the metamorphosis.
Thomas Paine's Common Sense was "the most incendiary and popular pamphlet of the entire revolutionary era", according to history Gordon Wood. This brief introduction to the famous pamphlet will give you insight into just how impactful was during this period that led to American independence.