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Part 11 – Professional Accountancy Travels Across the Globe

| January 1, 2008 | 0 Comments

George Watson (1645-1723), one of the early Scottish accountants, trained in Holland and passed along instructional materials used by his fellow professionals. By the middle of the19th century, England was in the midst of prosperous times brought on by the Industrial Revolution. It was the leading producer of coal, iron and cotton textiles, and was […]

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Part 12 – Into The Twentieth Century and Beyond

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However prosperous, the United States was still an infant nation when the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants was formed. The Civil War ended with the U.S. still a predominantly farming-based economy. It was only the year before that the Apache chief Geronimo had surrendered to the federal authorities. The ensuing decades saw enormous economic […]

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