The American Civil War was fought, essentially to abolish slavery, between 1861 and 1865 when the United States and eleven southern states left the union and formed the Confederate States of America. The war was during the presidency of Abraham Lincoln (the 16th president of the US) Lincoln was the candidate of the explicitly antislavery Republican Party. […]
There have been at least 28 versions of the American flag. According to legend, the first American flag was made in 1776 by Betsy Ross, a Philadelphia seamstress who was acquainted with George Washington.
The burger is not the favorite food of Americans. More pizza is sold than even the ubiquitous burger. According to the pizza industry trade organization, on average about 100 acres of pizza is served in the US every day. In an average year, Americans will consume three billion pizzas. About America, Food & Drink
A school in Texas, has announced that parents must follow dress code guidelines – a tricky thing to do in a country where people in general don’t care to be told what to do and in Texas in particular. The new dress code guidelines for parents and guests were announced after the mother of a […]
AutoNation, headquartered in Florida and America’s largest automotive retailer, has announced the appointment of Carl Liebert as Chief Executive Officer and President. Liebert was also named to AutoNation’s Board of Directors. Liebert currently serves as COO and Executive VP of USAA, a Fortune 100 full-service financial services company.
Bank of America Corp is dropping the “Merrill Lynch” name from most of its businesses, including its investment bank unit. The investment bank and capital markets business will be renamed BofA Securities and its wealth management businesses will be called “Merrill,” dropping the Lynch from their names. Merrill Lynch was bought by Bank of America in […]
The parent company of Florida’s IMG Academy has filed for an initial public offering that could raise more than $700 million. Endeavor Group Holdings Inc. submitted a securities filing this week to offer 19.4 million shares of common stock at $30 to $32 per share.