The 1908 - music and young people. The digital compact disc...

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The 1908’s In the 1980’s the U.S was different than how we knew it today. The population was 226,546,000, and the life expectancy was only 69.9 for males. Minimum wage was $3.10 per hour. Women however lived longer than men, life expectancy was higher at 77.6 years. $115,000,000,000 was the national charity donation for America. Also the congress had its 200 th birthday. Life was much cheaper back than a BMW was only $12,000 in the 1980’s, and a Mercedes was $14,800. Cable was born and MTV first planned to be promos for albums, had an massive impact on
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Unformatted text preview: music and young people. The digital compact disc (cd) revolutionized the music industry. Families changed severely during these years. The 80s sustained the trends of the 60s and 70s - more divorces, more singles living together, more single parent families. The two-earner family was even more general than in previous decades, more women earned college and advanced degrees, married, and had fewer children....
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This note was uploaded on 10/04/2011 for the course ECON 101 taught by Professor Vladimir during the Fall '11 term at Central Mich..

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