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  • America
    • prosperity 1920s
      • boom
      • low inflation
      • low interest rates
      • consumer boom
        • radios
        • fridges
        • washing machines
      • advertising
      • hire purchase
      • reduction of income tax
      • stock market boomed
      • motor industry
        • assembly line
        • ford
    • poverty in 1920s
      • urban areas
        • African Americans
        • people moved there to escape rural hardships
      • 'old' industries suffered
        • coal indsustry
          • coal went into competition with oil
          • cars began to take over from railway
        • textiles/cotton industry
          • boll weevil
          • overproduction
      • agriculture
        • overproduction
          • led to falling prices
        • taxes were rising
    • intollerance
      • immigrants & the red scare
        • worried about newer immigrants
      • KKK expanded
        • Jim Crowe laws
          • group of laws discriminated against blacks

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