Food Rationing and Canning during World War II

Rationed foods were categorized as either needing red or blue points. Introduction The events on December 7, 1941 catapulted the United States into World War II. The country’s entrance into the war meant many changes on the home front. Chief among these alterations was the introduction of food rationing in 1942. On January 30th of[…]

The Great Depression: Farms and Cities in the 1930s

By Tom MorainHistorian Introduction Farmers struggled with low prices all through the 1920s, but after 1929 things began to be hard for city workers as well. After the stock market crash, many businesses started to close or to lay off workers. Many families did not have money to buy things, and consumer demand for manufactured[…]

The Local Impact of the 1918 Influenza Epidemic in Philadelphia

This flu was different from others. It was especially brutal. By Jeffrey AndersonHistorian The Deaths Began The first reported death in Philadelphia during the 1918 pandemic occurred at the Naval Yard on September 11,1918, and the number of stricken military personnel quickly grew. Insufficient attention was paid. The United States was in the throes of the[…]

George Washington and Executive Power

His actions in office set a precedent for a strong executive branch and a strong central government. Introduction This looks at the legacy of George Washington, perhaps the most influential leader in the creation of the American nation. Through his achievements as commander-in-chief during the Revolution, in support of the drafting and ratification of the[…]

American Cincinnatus: The Presidency of George Washington

As the first president of the United States, George Washington set several important precedents for the federal government. Introduction Lucius Quinctius Cincinnatus was a Roman patrician, statesman, and military leader of the early Roman Republic who became a legendary figure of Roman virtue—particularly civic virtue—by the time of the Empire. Our first president has often[…]

Retail Properties: Evaluate the Possibility of Gains

Do you want steady income and cash flow? Investment in strip malls or net leased properties can be a good idea. It is essential to comprehend the complicated factors in this investment to increase your chances of success. Here are some critical factors to understand: Financing options Lease options Property control Better Return from Commercial[…]

Long Term Benefits of Commercial Real Estate Investing

Entrepreneurs continuously hunt for new investment methods to increase their ROI (return on investment). They always prefer commercial real estate investment because of its benefits. High potential revenue and historical performance are important factors behind its popularity. See the long term benefits of profitable real estate investment. Better Profit and Limited Risk Profit is the[…]