Tagged: History

Sorting out the Civil War’s causes

With the upcoming Sesquicentennial (150 years) of the Civil War, a lot of discussion is occurring around racism in America, as well as the role of religion and politics in the making and unmaking of slavery and racism in America. Here’s two really good resources,...


America’s 200 year history of war with Islam

American Vision offers this excellent 30 page PDF entitled America’s 200-Year-War With Islamic Terrorism (PDF).  In it, author Gary DeMar discusses the conflict of the early 1800’s with the Barbary Coast Pirates (Muslims), and explains many misunderstandings around the phrase in the Treaty of Tripoli,...