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1900s

1905

1905

Number of farms reached 31 million and values of farms reached $30 billion.

1910s

1918

1918

Approximately 27.5 million young eager immigrants have arrived in America eager to join the work force.

1920s

1920-1921

1920

New energy industries began to boom, thus giving the economy a boost.

1929

1929 - 1935

Wall Street Crashed and the U.S. entered the Great Depression.

1930s

1933

1933

New Deal Plans to help keep citizens afloat day to day were proposed by Franklin D. Roosevelt.

1940s

1940-1943

1940

Unemployment shrank to 2%, and the labor force grew by 10 million

1950

1950

1950 - 1959

Population increased by 28 million, many people were buying and selling homes. Housing market prospered.

1960s

1963

1963 - 1969

Lindon B. Johnson created many government funded programs such as Medicare and Medicaid.

1970s

1970

1970 - 1973

Influx of imported oil, automobiles, and electronics. Lead to the oil crisis of 1973

1980s

1981

1981 - 1983

Federal Reserves raised inflation rates which sent the country into a recession. Then in 1981 Ronald Reagan introduced 'Reaganomics' which brought us back out of the recession by 1893

1990

1990

1990 - 1999

National debt increased 75%, Stock Market soared in what was known as the "Dot-com Boom".

2000s

2008

2008 - 2013

Housing Market Crash, and Automotive industry crash.

2010s

2013

2012 - 2013

Looming fiscal cliff, over 3 trillion dollars in debt.