Who Suffered in the Boom?

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  • Suffered
    • Farmers
      • Over-production
      • Poor living conditions
    • Black People
      • Racism
      • Few employed / All-white policy
      • Women = low-paid domestic servants in white houses
      • 750,000 farming jobs lost in 1920s
      • More opportunities in North but still discrimination
    • Industrial Workers
      • Old industries taken over by artificial materials
      • Modernised / Machines not safe
        • No social security
      • Longer working days
      • Over-production
        • Wages fell
        • Prices fell
        • Jobs lost
          • Strikes
            • Wages fell
            • Prices fell
      • High demand benefitted
    • New Immigrants
      • Discrimination
      • No social security
      • Less educated / Different language
        • Cheap labour
        • High dole rate

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