1929 Stock Market Crash – Why Did it Happen - The 1920s were were called the booming 20s as finance and property was just going up and up. So why did it suddenly crash so heavily in 1929?
George Washington - George Washington (1732-1799) was the first President of the United States and is a well known face on American coins. Washington has been on the Quarter (designed by John Flanagan) since 1932. All Americans know his history well, so here is a short bio of this remarkable man for the rest of us.