suburbs. When suburban families began to use new credit to purchase large items. Businesses targeted the children of the baby boomers. The popularity of clothes, toys, TV and film products, along with rock and roll records gave the economy an additional boost (Kenton). The children who grew up in this generation worked hard and kept everything quiet. It was understood that children should be seen and not heard. They became cautious about where they went and whom they were seen with. That’s why people call them silenced. People who grew up in this generation where effected by war and economic downturn. The great depression also affected those from all social classes alike. Many families lost their homes and possessions and were out on the street looking for food and starving. Many people were unemployed. The loss of the wealth from those of all classes blurred the distinction by the different social classes. Generations affect spending habits of the people in each section. The music, art, movies, and many of those things have changed as technology advances. Millennials are by far one of the most advanced generations. They are keeping things alive by changing the rules, breaking the
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- Generation Y, Strauss and Howe, Cultural generations