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Population grew about 50% after 1920; from 1930-1940 there was more rapid population growth; sanitation in urban areas grew; birth rate remained high, but infant child mortality was high; the population of Mexico eventually grew to 100 million; degradation of water, land, agriculture because of increase in population; growing urbanization, people were moving from rural to urban areas; in 1960 for Mexico City, population grew to 5 million; now over 20 million; poorer people now are starting to have more of a voice in politics in Mexico; there is still a continuing importation of European views such as Fascism are Marxism; industrialization became the main economic goal of Mexico; Mexico could not buy the amount of goods because of Great Depression; World War II
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Unformatted text preview: enabled them to start buying more goods because they were able to export more items; they also were able to produce more of their own goods; import substitution industry was big; Mexico placed high tariffs on imports so they could make the producer of Mexico get a little more; this policy worked quite well for Mexico; if foreign producers wanted to sell their items then they would build a factory in Mexico to avoid tariffs while hiring Mexican workers; factories to make machines to make goods lacked in Mexico; Mexico was relying on foreign nations to get those; Mexico had to sell their products to foreign nations to get foreign capita; most consumer goods that were made in Mexico, stayed in Mexico; problem to come for Mexico was price of machines;...
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