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The Outstanding Success of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

The Outstanding Success of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

Michael Erbschloe | History
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The world of investing is fascinating and complex, and it can be very fruitful. But unlike the banking world, where deposits are guaranteed by the federal government, stocks, bonds and other securities can lose value. There are no guarantees. That's why investing is not a spectator sport. By far...

Nasty Stuff About North Korea

Nasty Stuff About North Korea

Michael Erbschloe | History
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In 1910, Japan began a 35-year period of colonial rule over Korea. Following Japan's surrender in 1945 at the end of World War II, the Korean Peninsula was divided at the 38th parallel into two occupation zones, with the United States in the South and the Soviet Union in the North. Initial hopes...

Nasty Stuff About Russia

Nasty Stuff About Russia

Michael Erbschloe | History
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The Soviet economy and society stagnated in the decades following Stalin’s rule, until General Secretary Mikhail GORBACHEV (1985-91) introduced glasnost (openness) and perestroika (restructuring) in an attempt to modernize communism, but his initiatives inadvertently released forces that by...

Trail of Poppies

Trail of Poppies

Phil Brotherton | History
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During 2015, the author completed a 3,500 mile long journey to commemorate everybody who died or suffered during the Great War a century ago. His journey began at an unknown battlefield in Asiatic Turkey, before he followed the route of the battlefields right across Europe, before finally ending...

The Dowager Highlander

The Dowager Highlander

Hugh Frazer | History
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A maybe-believe story interweaved through historical facts describing our family tradition that we are descendants of Simon Fraser, 11th Lord Lovat, infamously beheaded at the Tower of London, through our ancestor Archibald Frazer (Archie) who was born in France about 1703, then disowned by his...

U.S. Military Educational Institutions

U.S. Military Educational Institutions

Michael Erbschloe | History
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The U.S. military operates many types of schools to train members of the U.S. military, foreign militaries, and civilians in certain fields. The military academies are colleges that train future officers. This book provides a brief overview and history of West Point, U.S Air Force Academy, US...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Five

Michael Erbschloe | History
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This volume provides a brief history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency( DARPA), Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA), National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA), U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, General Services Administration (GSA), U.S. Geological...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Four

Michael Erbschloe | History
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This volume provides a brief history of the Broadcasting Board of Governors (BBG), Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP), U.S. Capitol Police (USCP), U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Securities and Exchange Commission, Director of National...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Three

Michael Erbschloe | History
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This volume provides a brief history of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Federal Reserve. Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council's (FFIEC), Department of Labor, Defense Security Service (DSS), U.S. Department of Transportation...

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two

Brief Histories of U.S. Government Agencies Volume Two

Michael Erbschloe | History
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This volume provides a brief history of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), U.S. Naval Academy, Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS), Department of State, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Department of Interior, The Army Corps of EngineersInternal Revenue Service, Natural...