World War II greatly stimulated America’s economy by creating millions of jobs and nearly wiping out unemployment. Due to high levels of industrial outs, wages were also increased. Since WWII caused the economy to grow rapidly, things started to change within American society. WWII had a major influence on changing American society because the growth it caused in the economy allowed African Americans and women to seek new opportunities. Since the men were away fight in WWII, women had to take over as industrial workers in factories.
At the turn of the 19th century riots and strikes played an essential role in increasing the amount of positive labor standards for workers, decreasing the profit of industry owners and the national economy, and the rise of consumerism and the middle class. The strikes were very violent; this scared the middle class, which led to their demand for labor laws. Along with this many of the strikes resulted in workers getting a raise in pay, which ultimately led to the growth of the middle class. Although the strikes had a positive effect on the workers the strikes weren’t good for everyone. The strikes played a major role in decreasing factory owner’s profits, and even slightly hampering the economy’s growth.
Subsequent to the First World War, America encountered a great economic boom. In one year, America’s GDP $25 billion, number of passengers on airlines grew, households with a radio increased in millions, etc. Many different factors contributed to result in this economic boom. Many people saw the boom as beneficial, however not everyone was affected positively.
The topic of this document is the impact of aging baby boomer on labor force participation. It’s a document published on February 2014, wrote by Alicia H. Munnell. There were lots of changes in the labor force participation rate. The great change began in the 1960s with the baby boom.
A is an incorrect statement because Daniel Shays did not get killed or executed as a result of the conflict. In the source titled, "Mount Vernon" it stated that "Many participants were later captured and most men, including Shays, eventually received amnesty as part of a general pardon. " Daniel Shays was not hung, rather he was released back to his family where he later died in September 1825. Answer choice B is the legitimate answer because in the book for this class it says, "The state government [Massachusettes] responded by sending 4,400 militiamen.
After World War II, American society changed dramatically. One change was the GI Bill. This bill provided for veterans after the war. The benefits to this bill was low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, cash payments for college, and one year of unemployment compensation. Another change was the population shift.
After WWII, society took a drastic change for the better in America. America had just gone through the Great Depression, which was the deepest decline in America’s whole history and everyone was affected. Numerous people lost their jobs and were no longer able to afford basic necessities like a house, food, and water. Many could no longer support their families and had nothing. This was all in result of the market crashing, sending the economy into a downward spiral.
The sixties was a decade unlike any other. Baby boomers came of age and entered colleges in huge numbers. The Civil Rights movement was gaining speed and many became involved in political activism. By the mid 1960s, some of American youth took a turn in a “far out” direction. It would be the most influential youth movement of any decade - a decade striking a dramatic gap between the youth and the generation before them.
After WWII, society took a drastic change for the better in America. America had just gone through the Great Depression, which was the deepest decline in America’s whole history and everyone was affected. Numerous people lost their jobs and where no longer able to afford basic necessities like a house, food, and water. Many could no longer support their families and had nothing. This was all in result of the market crashing, sending the economy into a downward spiral.