• Decade begins

    The 1940's begin! With the US barely recovering from the Great Depression.
  • US enters WW2

    Begins economic uprising as unemployment drops exponentially and GDP climbs.This lasts for the next several years until the end of the war.
  • End of WW2

    The war ends, slowing the economic growth as things returned to normalcy.
  • Inflation tanks.

    Inflation goes down by 2.19%, the first time being negative since 1938,