Theodore Roosevelt, born OCTOBER 27,1858.
His wife and mother died on Valentine’s Day, 1884. Depressed, he left to ranch in the Dakotas. Retuning to New York, he entered politics and rose to Assistant Secretary of the Navy. He resigned during the Spanish-American War, organized the first Volunteer Cavalry-the “Rough Riders” and captured Cuba’s San Juan Hill. Elected Vice-President under William McKinley he became. America’s youngest president in 1901.
In 1909, Roosevelt warned: “The thought of modern industry in the hands of Christian charity is a dream worth dreaming. The thought of industry in the hands of paganism is a nightmare beyond imagining. The choice between the two is upon us.” In his book Fear God and Take Your Part, 1916, Theodore Roosevelt wrote: “The 7th century Christians of Asia and Africa… Had trained themselves not to fight, whereas the Muslims were trained to fight. Christianity was saved in Europe solely because the people of Europe fought the Mohammedans who invaded.” Teddy Roosevelt continued: “The civilization of Europe, America and Australia exists today only because the victories of civilized man over the enemies of civilization…that is, beat back the Muslim invader.”
I have a passion for the history of America and its founding. I am a patriot and am very concerned about the direction our country is heading. I believe we were founded on Judaeo-Christian principles. I believe the direction of our country for the last forty-five years has taken away the very foundation that our country was built upon.
I was born and raised in Sacramento, California. I served four years in the United States Air Force. I am retired and living in Las Vegas, Nevada. I have been married for forty years and have three children and four grandchildren. I am an ordained chaplain and minister at Southern Hills Baptist Church in Las Vegas, Nevada....I, Leon, am the author of “One Nation Under God: A Factual History of America’s Religious Heritage.”
It is a study of our Founding Fathers; their beliefs, their goals and their history. It uses the direct words of the Founding Fathers from personal letters, personal Bible notes, and many more substantiated sources.
The book follows the spiritual direction of our country from the time the Puritans landed in the new world up to today. Our nation’s loss of faith in God and how that loss has impacted our society is profiled. It includes quotes from some of the people that had the most influence on the growth of our once great nation and some of the people and events that have caused our nation to decline economically, socially, and morally.
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