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How were conglomerates and franchises alike?

How were conglomerates and franchises alike? Both were successful businesses that grew rapidly. Conglomerates grew by diversifying. Franchises grew by opening stores in new locations.

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Also question is, why did the United States experience a postwar boom instead of a post war recession?

Many Americans feared that the end of World War II and the subsequent drop in military spending might bring back the hard times of the Great Depression. But instead, pent-up consumer demand fueled exceptionally strong economic growth in the post-war period.

Subsequently, question is, what shift in employment trends had occured by the mid 1950s? instead of having blue-collar jobs, by the mid 1950s most Americans had higher paying jobs, white-collar positions which worked in fields like; sales, advertising, insurance, and communications.

Accordingly, how did the development of the interstate highway contributed to postwar?

It took several years of wrangling, but a new Federal-Aid Highway Act passed in June 1956. The law authorized the construction of a 41,000-mile network of interstate highways that would span the nation. It helped boost the postwar economy by.

How did women's roles and opportunities in the 1950s differ from today?

Women's roles and opportunities differ than those of today because back then the women role was raising the family and housekeeping, whereas today women play major roles of publics offices and positions in the workplace.

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