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07 AMH2020 review - car stop lights made by Morgan Garrett...

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July 17, 2007 Economic: 1. industry was based on consumer items (vacuum, fridge, iron, washing machine consumer durables ); not simply based on expanding industry 2. consumer credit- allows us to have more over and above what we can actually afford 3. publicly traded stock- middle class can buy into capitalism Cultural: 1. (consumer durables help create the ) modern woman - housework not a drudge - had more free time to work - independence (drink, smoke, vote) - more active politically and socially 2. roads, stop signs, service stations, motels} attributed to 1 out of 5 people owning a
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Unformatted text preview: car stop lights made by Morgan Garrett 4. Harlem renaissance- had hopes that fighting in WW1 would makes blacks equal, had own music, literature, art 5. Age of celebrity (Why now? Have film industry, had radio for a while) Industrial: 1. start respecting employees – happy employees are loyal 2. (new saying: “business is the business of the US”) we are no longer agrarian, we proved our strength in WW1, we became a wealthy nation 3. welfare capitalism--- better working conditions, cafeterias, healthcare, baseball fields, awards...
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