1920s usa

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  • Created on: 29-04-19 17:20
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  • 1920s Boom!
    • mass production
      • Ford Motor T model
      • Assembly Line+ unskilled workers= CHEAP!
      • 10M made by 1929 1 car/minute
      • effected other industry growth
        • Oil
        • Steel
        • jobs = cycle of prosperity
    • who lost out?
      • farmers
        • new machines produced more
          • CHEAPER
      • new immigrants
        • low paid jobs
        • racism
      • Workers in old industries
        • coal  + textiles
        • low paid
        • lost jobs
      • black people
        • lost jobs in farming
    • why boom?
      • consumer goods
        • new products
          • electricity across 70%
      • Advertising
        • propaganda
          • wanting the AMERICAN DREAM
        • Billboard
        • radio
    • stock market speculation
      • easy to be rich
      • increase in confidence

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