Today, forces are fomenting unrest and violence across our land. Will they succeed in pushing Americans to give up their freedom and self-rule, as has happened over and over throughout the history of other nations? William Federer surveys 6,000 years of history to provide surprising answers to these questions in Who Is the King in America?
Throughout recorded history, the world has mostly been ruled by kings. Ancient Israel’s theocracy was the first well-recorded instance of a nation ruled without a king. And yet, the Israelites requested a king to rule over them so they could be like the nations around them.
Will America succumb to the same temptation? When they established America as a republic, the Founders gave the people the power to rule through their elected representatives. But can such a government endure?