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Christians Initiate American Public Schools

Christians Initiate American Public Schools

American History, Christian History, Christian Witness

1642 Early public education laws American public education was initiated only a few years after the arrival of the Pilgrims and Puritans in the New World. Christians began to establish the private Ivy League schools as early as 1636 (Harvard), only sixteen years after the Pilgrims first arrived in New England. The foundation for public education, however, was first laid in the...Read more... Read more...

William Floyd

William Floyd

American History, August Articles, Christian Calendar, Christian History, Signers of Declaration of Independence

August 4, 1821 Death of Signer, William Floyd William Floyd (December 17, 1734 – August 4, 1821) was an American politician from New York, and a signer of the United States Declaration of...Read more... Read more...

William Williams

William Williams

American History, August Articles, Christian Calendar, Christian History, Signers of Declaration of Independence

August 2, 1811 Death of Signer, William Williams William Williams (April 23, 1731 – August 2, 1811) was a merchant, and a delegate for Connecticut to the Continental Congress in 1776, and a signatory of the Declaration of Independence. Williams was born in Lebanon, Connecticut, the son of a minister, Tim Solomon Williams, and Mary Porter. He studied theology and graduated from Harvard...Read more... Read more...

First Government Assembly Held in Choir Loft

First Government Assembly Held in Choir Loft

American History, Christian Calendar, Christian History, July Articles

Welcome, and thank you for choosing to listen.  Christian Heritage Fellowship is a listener supported organization, dedicated to reclaiming America's Christian Heritage and celebrating the life-changing influence of the Gospel around the world. Our organization remains committed to this purpose through the faithful giving of our friends and ministry family.  If you can help us...Read more... Read more...

Roger Sherman

Roger Sherman

American History, Christian Calendar, Christian History, July Articles, Signers of Declaration of Independence

July 23, 1793 Death of Signer, Roger Sherman Roger Sherman (April 19, 1721 – July 23, 1793) was an early American lawyer and politician, as well as a founding father. He served as the first mayor of New Haven, Connecticut, and served on the Committee of Five that drafted the Declaration of Independence, and was also a representative and senator in the new...Read more... Read more...

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"This Congress, therefore, considering the present critical, alarming and calamitous state of these colonies, do earnestly recommend that Thursday, the 20th day of July next, be observed, by the inhabitants of all the English colonies on this continent, as a day of public humiliation, fasting and prayer... "
– Congressional Prayer Proclamation
Journals of Congress, 2:87-88.
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