How Did Ww2 Affect The American Economy

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As World War II was coming to a close, the United States went from a depression to a thriving economy. The war brought prosperity, and in the postwar period the United States became the world 's richest country. United States’ GDP jumped 223 percent between 1944 and 1947 from about $200 thousand million to $300 thousand million . As more and more Americans were becoming a part of the middle-class, the United States economy was growing. Economic growth had many affects on American life such as rising living standards, agricultural hardships, and a newly emerging American culture. Returning soldiers found their lives changing as industrial America changed. Almost everyone was involved in the war effort in some way, and the United States had grown
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