American Cultural History 1920 – 1929

FACTS about this decade. 106,521,537 people in the United States  2,132,000 unemployed, Unemployment 5.2%  Life expectancy:  Male 53.6,   Female 54.6  343.000 in military (down from 1,172,601 in 1919)  Average annual earnings $1236;  Teacher’s salary  $970  Dow Jones High 100  Low 67   Illiteracy rate reached a new low of 6% of the population.   Gangland crime included […]
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