American ambivalence toward banks and central bankers has never been shared by the U.S. Supreme Court, whose decisions in banking law have supported both a national bank and a national banking system...
Supersonic jetliners seemed to represent a major advance in commercial air travel, but their costs—financial and environmental—proved to outweigh their benefits, and they never replaced slower airplanes, even for transatlantic flights.
The Supreme Court ruled that the U.S. president’s seizure of the steel mills was unconstitutional, thus giving support to the most basic premises of a free-market economy devoid of government intrusion.
Intercollegiate sports competitions generate considerable revenue in the United States, particularly through television revenue for basketball and football, as well as through the licensing of clothing and other promotional items.
Dubbed the “Splendid Little War” because of its brevity and excellent results for American interests, the Spanish-AmericanWar is often viewed as one of the key events in the American rise to international power.