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1920s Republican Gov reduced federal taxes

1924,26,28


(reasons 4 boom)

Radio station starts trend of broadcasting a sponsored programme

1922


(reasons 4 boom)


By 19XZ Y% of all cars were brought on credit

1929 - 75%


(reasons for boom)

By x how many cars on road

23m by end of 1920s- biggest industry in the USA


(reasons for boom)

In 19XY motor industry employed Z% of all workers

1929 - 7%

Inflation in 1920s

never rose above 1%

Post ww1 depressoin

1920-22

Unsuccessful strikes post ww1 in industry

1919-20

unemployment was growing in 1920s by

1927

some investors sell shares after not liking high share prices

sept 1929

stock exchange closed

29th oct 1929

proportion of all banks operating before the crash that were bankrupt in X

1/3 in 1933

no. of hoboes in the USA in X

1932 - 2m

farm income increase during ww2

250%

after ww2 jump in prices over short period of time

prices jumped 25% in 2 weeks

USA losing its place as main technological innovator

by end 1950s

stagflation

when businesses stop expanding but prices (inflation) keep rising - 1970s

the Feds had contained the money supply

by 1979

OPEC quadruples the prices of oil and puts embargo on USA

Dec 1973 - angry at US and friends for supporting israel in Yom Kippur war

slightly less severe fuel crisis

1979

Ford gives into Congress' economic tactics

1975

By 19XY inflation & unemployment

by 1976


inflation - 9%


unemployment - 8%

Carter had managed to reduce employment by

by 1978

"crisis of confidence"

1976

By 1940 home ownership since 1920

increased by over 7m

by 19XY homes w a radio

BY 1940 - 80%

legislation to stop children under 14 working in non agricultural industries

1938

homes w a TV

1950 - 9%


1960 - 85%


1980 - 98%

in 196X % of whites and non-whites below the poverty line

1966


whites - 12%


non-whites - 41%

Urban riots later period

1965-67

Maximum hours of work per week put in place

1938

more white collar workers than blue & more married women working

1960

home computer is being developed

1970s

filling stations increase

1929 v 1967


100,000 - 200,000

miles of road in US 19YY-YY


1917-80


2m-3m

shopping malls built 19YY

1960-80


3k built

Kelly Act

1925 - increased the number of routes and therefore passengers on planes due to mail delivery

air travel expansion in earnest

post ww2

Federal Aviation Administration

1958

first Boeng 747

1969

Gov begins to deregulate airlines

1978