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    economic, american, many and most.
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  • This product had a total of 225 reviews as of our last analysis date on Nov 6 2019.


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Gives a great history of how the USA developed and the challenges we all face!

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I encourage you to read this book even though it is poorly written and infuriatingly repetitive. You could read a summary of t...  Read More

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Absolutely fascinating book and anyone interested in the history of the country, or the economy of the country, or where we are...  Read More

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    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    It stresses the steady rise in the overall us standards of living from 1870 to 1970 in contrast to other recent books about how terrible things were.

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    Book arrived on time well packed and in excellent condition from cherry tree collection, lexington ky .

    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The second and 3rd industrial revolutions.

    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    Most cities were relatively small, the overwhelming majority (70% of the population) lived on farms where their lives were nothing but toil and drudgery, cut off from even their neighbors for long periods, often in darkness, and dangerously unsanitary.

    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    One in 5 children died in infancy, life expectancy was under 40, and you essentially worked until you died or were physically unable to continue.

    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    They included the internal combustion engine (i.

    Posted by a reviewer on Amazon

    The introduction of automobiles, for example, phased out horses and all their associated ills (manure and urine in the streets), which improved sanitation, ease of access to transport, even the smell, all of which are not quite included in the gdp.

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