Articles by " History of Things"

The History of the Enron Scandal

Enron, before the scandal, was one of the world’s leading electricity, natural gas, pulp and paper, and communications companies. Respected and influential, Enron employed thousands and earned billions. Not only that, Fortune named Enron “America’s Most Innovative Company” for six […]

History of the Statue of Liberty

The statue of the Lady stands pale against the dark shadows of the New York skyline. She grips a torch with one hand while, with the other hand, she clutches a book close to her breast. Her face is perpetually […]

History of the U.S. Constitution

After the United States has separated itself from Britain’s rule, the move to form an independent government began. Although the Declaration of Independence was a statement of principles, it did not automatically create a government or even a political framework […]