Articles by " History of Things"
The History of the Enron Scandal
By     |    Oct 14, 2009
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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 consecutive years. It was also on Fortune’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in America” list in 2000. By the end of 2001, Enron’s golden reputation had been torn to […]

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History of the Statue of Liberty
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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 etched with a serene expression of hope. She stands facing towards the Atlantic Ocean as if waiting for or looking out in anticipation of something across the waters. This statue […]

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History of the U.S. Constitution
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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 for how governance of should be carried out. The Need for a Constitution   When the Articles for Confederation were drawn up, it united the fledgling nation and provided the […]

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