The boom years

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  • The boom years
    • Features of the boom
      • Electrics
        • 10 million radio's in 1929
        • There were 167x more fridges in 1929 than 1921
        • The 1929 there were 20 million telephones
      • buildings
        • Queens outside new york doubled inside
        • Skyscrapers built
      • Transport
        • 162000 flights a year
        • Total number of roads doubled
        • in 1929 there were 26 million cars
    • Causes?
      • First World War
        • joined in late 1917
        • One way trade
        • Took over Germany's chemical industry
      • Industries and Methods
        • Assembly line set up by Ford in 1913
          • Total  production increased by 50% in the 1920's
        • Credit Schemes
      • Republican Policies
        • Low Taxation
        • Import Tariffs
        • Laissez Faire
        • Trusts
        • Normalcy
      • State of mind
        • "A chicken in every pot and a car in every garage"- Herbert Hoover
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