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Unformatted text preview: -The baby boom contributes to the economy.-Children are very demanding 9- baby boom, 1940-1960-largest increase in American population in American history-10- explaining the baby boom-the median marriage age is at an all time low in the 1950s-people are having more children-have more children because they are confident about the future-20-30% of women engage in pre-marital sex-11- grand expectations-many child illnesses are wiped out-12- suburbanization-from 1945-195515m housing unites built-13- suburban developments-when people move out to the suburbs, so do their companies-many more roads are built because of the high production of cars-14- suburban America- 15- suburbs and cars- 16- car culture - 17- suburbs, cars,. .tv-TV industry grew rapidly-First half of 20 th century, we spent more money on anyone else on education.-2 nd half, we spent more than anyone on TV 18- limits- 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29...
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This note was uploaded on 01/21/2012 for the course HST 102 taught by Professor Cohen during the Spring '07 term at Syracuse.
- Spring '07