U.S. History For Dummies, Second Edition by Wiegand

By Wiegand

Now revised — the easy-to-understand advisor to the tale of the US are looking to greater comprehend U.S. historical past? This pleasant ebook serves as your travel advisor throughout the very important occasions of America's previous and current, introducing you to the folks who helped to form heritage. From pre-Columbus to the yank Revolution, from Watergate to Iraq to Barack Obama, you will find attention-grabbing information that you just will not locate in dry background texts! they are coming to the USA — discover early civilizations, meet local american citizens, and notice how the improvement of the English colonies ended in slavery and the yank Revolution From Thomas Jefferson to Abraham Lincoln — research the contributions of significant american citizens in addition to the invention of gold, the delivery of California, the Civil struggle, and show up future the United States grows up — be there in the course of the conquering of the West, business improvement, and the discovery of the sunshine bulb and the phone The influence of the area Wars — comprehend the sweeping alterations those epochal occasions dropped at the USA and the remainder of the area The chilly battle, Camelot, and Clinton — take a better examine the Korean struggle and communism, the brilliant '50s, JFK, Vietnam, Nixon and Watergate, Reaganomics, and the Clinton years From the '90s to now — witness the start of the microchip, the effect of striking chads in a presidential election, the biggest terrorist assault on American soil, and the growing to be financial problem Open the booklet and locate: Ten very important occasions that outlined American tradition fascinating american citizens, from presidents to gangsters to activities heroes How the United States fought to win independence from England information about all of the significant wars and their long term results perception into the roots of slavery innovations that modified lifestyles for american citizens The effect of the atomic bomb The invoice of Rights and the announcement of Independence

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Historical Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the by Emizet Francois Kisangani

By Emizet Francois Kisangani

The 3rd version of the old Dictionary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo appears again on the approximately forty eight years of independence, over a century of colonial rule, or even past kingdoms and teams that shared the territory. this can be performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and over 800 cross-referenced dictionary entries on civil wars, mutinies, awesome humans, locations, occasions, and cultural practices.

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What Went Wrong at Enron: Everyone's Guide to the Largest by Fusaro P.C., Miller R.M.

By Fusaro P.C., Miller R.M.

The cave in of Enron stuck nearly every person unexpectedly, from staff and traders to analysts and collectors. yet how did the 7th biggest corporation within the Fortune 500 plummet into chapter 11 and implode so quickly?You’ve learn the clicking bills and watched Lay, Skilling, Fastow, and the Arthur Andersen accountants inform their conflicting tales to Congress or plead ''the Fifth,'' yet regardless of this knowledge you’re most likely nonetheless looking for solutions as to what quite went incorrect at Enron.What Went mistaken at Enron: Everyone’s consultant to the most important financial ruin in U.S. heritage explains the serious steps, transactions, and occasions that ended in the loss of life of an organization that, until eventually lately, was once one in all the main cutting edge and winning companies within the United States.In a simple, available demeanour professional Peter Fusaro and Ross M. Miller get within Enron and supply a coherent account of the who, why, the place, and whilst of this company debacle. with out sacrificing the complexity of what has occurred, Fusaro and Miller let you know all you must find out about the error that happened at Enron-the evidence and in basic terms the facts-that ended in its fall from grace.Enron has been front-page information for months, yet confusion nonetheless continues to be as to what really occurred. Blow-by-blow, What Went mistaken at Enron provides you with a better knowing of the most important financial ruin in U.S. background and supply you with a desirable backdrop to the entire backstabbing, silence, and grandstanding that experience taken position.

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