Posts Tagged ‘Paul Revere’

  • The Midnight Ride of Paul Revere

    How Government Helped and Helps Paul Revere

    May 12, 12 • 210 Views • Businesses, Economic History, Government, Innovation, International Trade and Finance, Labor, Macroeconomic Measurement, UncategorizedNo Comments

    The year was 1800 when a 65 year old, Paul Revere said, “I have engaged to build me a Mill for Rolling Copper into sheets which for me is a great undertaking, and will require every farthing which I can rake or scrape.” Paul Revere had been a

  • War and Money

    Mar 7, 11 • 143 Views • Developing Economies, Money and Monetary PolicyNo Comments

    A ship carrying freshly printed Libyan currency was intercepted near the coast of Great Britain. Assuming that it would be used to fund the Gaddafi regime, the British seized the cash and stored it in a “secure location.” Like many nations, Libya