In turn, railroad companies spent large sums of money purchasing railroad supplies. The cycle of employing large numbers of workers, building the railroads, and spending large sums of money stimulated extraordinary growth in the economy. In addition, railroads caused the remarkable growth of nationwide marketing in America in the late 19th century. Railroads allowed mail-order
Roosevelt changed the national economy, and the government’s role in the economy in colossal ways. He made it so that the federal government in America had a vastly greater control over the economy than in previous years. This is
They set up the country to become, financially speaking, the largest beneficiary of World War I as the U.S. supplied much of the material used to fight the conflict. It transformed the United States from a debtor nation into the world’s largest lender in a few years. Looking back, the development of the U.S. after the Civil War was inevitable, but the course that it took to get there was not. The Captains of Industry revolutionized their chosen industry and created an economically strong nation that was capable of meeting the challenges of the next century. Were it not for these men, history would have turned out very different for the United
Many people believe that big businesses pose a threat to the future of America. Big business owners continue to get rich by taking advantage of its employees and their consumers, leaving them in a continuous state of demand. One of the first large corporations to form in America
The United States of America is known across the world as one of the biggest superpowers, both in its military and economy. It is a democratic nation that runs on a successful capitalist system, which especially benefits those in positions of power. In the 1960’s, 200,000 people were incarcerated across the country, however this number has increased rapidly in the last fifty years and now more than 2 million people are incarcerated in prisons and detention centres all across the United States, leading to what is described as an age of mass incarceration. There is evidence to suggest that mass incarceration does benefit the American capitalist system and that the institution of criminal justice is beneficial to capital gain. America is a nation that prides itself on truth and justice for all its citizens, however it could be argued that America values its capitalist advancement more than the individual rights of the people who live there and consequently marginalises and discriminates against its African American and Latino communities in order to further its capitalist system.
It can be seen from different angles since many countries are determined to live in a free expression society but others want to enforce censorship in many situations. Countries that are against censorship is mainly because it can be very powerful in the sense that it can control what is shown on the news. It may present false statements and mislead the people in to believing things that are not true. If censored, everything would have to pass first through the government, and they may change some stories to please them. This can lead to only showing favoritism for certain brands or groups; companies may get to control the information that gets to the country.
The 1950s are considered the Golden Age of Japanese cinema. The aftermath of WW2 and particularly the atomic bomb, and the subsequent American Occupation left the country scarred, but filled with inspiration and eagerness to start over. As Japanese economy started to rise once more, five major studios emerged that shaped Japanese cinema. Toho, Daiei, Shochiku, Nikkatsu and Toei, hired the most gifted artist of the era and financed their movies, in a tactic that ended up in a plethora of masterpieces. In the process, they also made a lot of money, as the people, having their pockets filled due to rapid economical growth filled the cinemas.
According to the Fortune 500 list of 2014 The Walt Disney Company is America 's largest media conglomerate in terms of revenue with 21st Century Fox, Time Warner, CBS Corporation, and Viacom are amongst the top five. Other major players are Comcast and Sony. Since 1950 media conglomerate has become a regular feature of the global economic system. Due to these media conglomerates the theory of media imperialism evolved which states that “due to over concentration of mass
Throughout the history of motion pictures and Hollywood, there have been many revolutionary changes, transformations, and shifts within the industry in order to keep with the times, stay relevant among the competition, and keep it’s national and international audiences both continually interested and captivated by Hollywood and it’s films in an ongoing effort to generate huge amounts of profit. Within the last 20 years specifically, Hollywood has made a focused effort to reproduce, or remake foreign films that they see as opportunity for large financial success back in the United States. In order for Hollywood to remain a powerful force in the film industry and continue to generate huge revenue both at home and abroad, it must continue in
Simultaneously, Canada was starting to grow socially, economically, and politically turning into a more tolerant, self-sufficient and developed nation. Social changes reflect a society that breaks old values and creates new ones instead. After World War 2, attitudes were changing and so were people. The Baby Boomers generation is an example of a social change that has beneficially impacted Canada. One may remember the conservative and traditional attitudes before 1950’s that were later replaced by attitudes such as independence and goal-oriented.