industries prosper?

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  • why did some industries proper while others not?
  • prosper
  • motor cars
  • cotton & woollen
  • coal
  • building & construction
  • new lighter/cheaper fabrics > less demand for cott/wool
  • more efficient machinery > less use of coal
  • increased no. homes due to people being able to afford them
  • factories/offices needed for new businesses
  • success story of '20s
  • increased demand for clothes because of more income/prosperity BUT
  • overproduction meant prices for coal fell
  • skyscrapers built
  • textile workers least paid

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