USA history

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    the 1920s

    Booming decade which brought the automobile, the telephone, electricity, the motion picture and more industrial growth. happy times ended with the stock market crash in 1929
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    the 1930s

    The Stock Market Crash in 1929 led to the great Depression. the 1930s was a decade of poverty, struggle and massive unemployment. Towards the end of the decade, WW2 broke out in Europe.
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    the 1940s

    The USA decided not to get involved in WW2. However, when Pearl Harbor, a US base in Hawaii, was attacked by the Japanese on December 7, 1941, the USA entered the war on the side of the allies. After WW2, Europe was in ruins and had to be rebuilt, whereas the USA was intact because no battles had taken place on the American mainland.