What if US development happened in line with approaches today? Here would be some landmarks along the way to success: July 4, 1776
"We hold these time-bound Development Goals to be self-evident"
Poverty Reduction Strategy Paper ratified by the 13 states
Development takes off based on micro-credit to women to produce handicrafts
January 1, 1863
Lincoln issues Proclamation on Mainstreaming Non-Coercive Labor Practices
US Civil War ended by international humanitarian campaign #LEE1865: rebel warlord to face the International Criminal Court.
Postwar Reconstruction led by Toms Shoes’ Buy One, Give One program for barefoot Southerners
Maxwell House and Folgers receive Fair Trade certification
Donor programs focus on reintegration of former child soldiers into the labor force
August 28, 1963
Martin Luther King Jr. gives “I have a framework” speech
China's American Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) opens its market to I LUV NY T shirts