Volume 33 Issue 11 November 1983

How Successful was the Marshall Plan?

The Marshall Plan was the response of the United States to the European financial crisis of 1947. As Scott Newton explains here, this crisis threatened to destabilise the continent and, so the Americans feared, hand it to the Russians by destroying post-war European recovery.

The Mansion House 'Racket'

In 1754, the City of London decided to prosecute those Freemen who pleaded Nonconformity to avoid the expense of the office of Sheriff.