Consumerism

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    • wages increased for majority of workers, between 1923 and 1929 the average wage rose by 8 percent.
    • By 1927 two-thirds of US homes had electricity, stimulating demand for electrical goods.
    • growth of female employment increased need of labour saving devices
    • hire purchase schemes made it easier to buy goods
    • more and more americans brought radios because of growth of popular entertainment

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