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  2. Robert Morris (financier) - Wikipedia

    Robert Morris, Jr. (January 20, 1734 – May 8, 1806) was an English-born merchant and a Founding Father of the United States.He served as a member of the Pennsylvania legislature, the Second Continental Congress, and the United States Senate, and he was a signer of the Declaration of Independence, the Articles of Confederation, and the United States Constitution.

  3. The Financier - Wikipedia

    The Financier is a novel by Theodore Dreiser, based on real-life streetcar tycoon Charles Yerkes. Dreiser started writing his manuscript in 1911, and the following year published the first part of his lengthy work as The Financier . [1]

  4. Insurrection and Speculation: A Farmer, Financier, and a ...

    With Robert Morris retired from public life, Alexander Hamilton, former right-hand man to George Washington, assumed the mantle of advocacy for a powerful federal government and central bank. Hamilton had established a successful legal practice in New York City, gaining notoriety for his defense of the property rights of the wealthy, including ...

  5. Declaration of Independence, US Constitution, Constitution ...

    Robert Morris (1734-1806) —Robert Morris has been considered the “Financier of the Revolution,” and contributed his own money to help such causes as the support of troops at Valley Forge and the battles of Trenton and Princeton. In 1781 he suggested a plan that became the Bank of North America and was the Superintendent of Finance under ...

  6. Did Betsy Ross really make the first American flag? - HISTORY

    According to Canby, Ross had often recounted a visit she had received in late May or early June of 1776 from three men: General George Washington, financier of the Revolutionary War Robert Morris ...

  7. Apotheosis of Washington | Architect of the Capitol

    Science, with Minerva teaching Benjamin Franklin, Robert Fulton, and Samuel F.B. Morse; Marine, with Neptune holding his trident and Venus holding the transatlantic cable, which was being laid at the time the fresco was painted; Commerce, with Mercury handing a bag of money to Robert Morris, financier of the American Revolution

  8. The Broker Who Saved America - The Reformed Broker

    Salomon’s brokerage business became so big that he was the largest depositor in Robert Morris’s Bank of North America. Solomon arranges some of the most crucial loans of the war effort and, working in concert with Robert Morris – the Revolution’s chief banker – becomes central to the colonials’ eventual victory.

  9. George Soros | Books

    George Soros is a best-selling author. His 15 books offer insights into how he approaches investing and business and share his perspectives on politics, economics, globalization, philanthropy, and open societies.

  10. Marlboro — Wikipédia

    Marlboro a apporté un soutien financier à de nombreux pilotes automobiles, dont les plus illustres sont Alain Prost, Ayrton Senna, ou Mika Häkkinen. De 1970 jusqu'au milieu des années 1990, les logos des cigarettiers pouvaient être présents sur les combinaisons des pilotes à défaut d'être présents sur les voitures.

  11. Wall Street — Wikipédia

    Wall Street est le nom d'une rue située dans le sud de l'arrondissement de Manhattan à New York (États-Unis).Wall Street part à l'Est de Broadway en direction de l'East River jusqu’à South Street, en traversant une partie du Financial District, un quartier d'affaires.