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A history of small business in America

Mansel G. Blackford

A history of small business in America

by Mansel G. Blackford

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Published by Twayne Publishers, Maxwell Macmillan Canada, Maxwell Macmillan International in New York, Toronto, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Small business -- United States -- History,
  • Small business -- Government policy -- United States -- History

  • Edition Notes

    StatementMansel G. Blackford.
    SeriesTwayne"s evolution of American business series, Twayne"s evolution of American business series -- no. 10.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. cm.
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23261126M
    ISBN 100805798242, 0805798250

      History of the SBA. In , the Reconstruction Finance Corporation (RFC) was created by President Herbert Hoover; In the Smaller War Plants Corporation (SWPC) was created by Congress; In , the RFC was abolished. In , the Small Business Administration (SBA) was founded and established by Congress under the Small Business Act.   The modern corporation is essentially the invention of tens of thousands of Uncle Abes who exploited the business opportunities that materialized in America between and , railroads and the telegraph having finally tied the nation together, creating the world’s first mass market.

    The goal of The Birth of Big Business in the United States, is to provide the student and general reader a concise yet comprehensive history of one of the most important periods in American economic history, and in large measure it succeeds. It offers a good foundation for understanding why big businesses appeared after the Civil War.   A Brief History of Small Business. Throughout American history, from colonial times until today, most businesses were small businesses, and they have played a vital role in America’s economic success and are a forge to our national identity.

      A Brief History of American Small Business The Early Days: Agrarian Roots If you were alive in America’s infancy, there’s a good chance you were a farmer. The United States population was nearly entirely agrarian in This is a list of companies in the United States; by state where their headquarters is located: For a more comprehensive list, see List of Alabama companies. For a more comprehensive list, see List of Alaska companies. For a more comprehensive list, see List of Arizona companies. For a more comprehensive list, see List of Arkansas companies.


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The editors identify four successive phases of business organization. Small businessmen and family businesses organized around trades and crafts characterized the Merchant Era, from to the s.

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First published in and now thoroughly revised and updated, A History of Small Business in America explores the central but ever-changing role played by small enterprises in the nation's economic, political, and cultural development.

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Small business firms (including farmers) were again the victims, though not so often or so notably as in earlier.