The irrational practices of the Savings and Loan industry were in full view after a decade of attempting to bring solvency through at risk investments, prompting a bailout by Congress that would eventually cost the taxpayers $125 billion and close over one thousand.
New book from ABH staff now published. Chronology includes 50 essays, with supporting documents and letters written by participants and Congress, on a variety of topics, including what America was like on the last day prior to European discovery, to the desire of Americans to head west in the first major wagon train to California.
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Inspired by the best historic sites across the USA, America's Best History is one place where the history student or tourist can start, with a timeline history of the USA, plus pages dedicated to the most historic site attractions across the nation. Dedicated to telling the history of the nation in conversational style, with enough detail to engage, but not too much to overwhelm.