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100 Years of Change

100 YEARS

OF CHANGE



WHAT LIFE WAS LIKE,



then and now



Let's explore

some of the

ways

American life

has changed in

100 years.



1913 2013



WORKING WORLD



Average individual income

$800 $26.364

6.6% 7.6%

Unemployment



HOME LIFE

4.52 2.59

People per household



23.35 27.05

Median age at first marriage



Most popular baby names

Boys Girls Boys Girls

John Mary Aiden Sophia

William Helen Jackson Emma

James Dorothy Ethan Olivia

Robert Margaret Liam Isabella

Joseph Ruth Mason Ava



POPULATION

97,225,000 311,591,917



Overall population



By ethnicity (percentage of overall population)



White 88.8% 63.4% White

Black 10.7% 13.1% Black

Other 0.5% 23.5% Other

races races



52.65 78.2

Life expectancy



2x5=

EDUCATION



59.2% 96.5%

School-aged children enrolled in school



12.8% 85.4%

High school graduates*

Early figures measured 17-year-olds; modern

calculation includes up to age 25



2.3% 28.2%

Bachelor's degrees*

Early figures measured 23-year-olds;

modern calculation start at age 25



EVERYDAY LIFE



Entertainment



"Traffic in Soles" "Iron Man 3"

is the top-grossing film, bring in takes in more than

$413,000 $340 million

($94 million in today's dollars)



Top Songs Top Songs

When Irish Eyes Ar Smiling Can't Hold Us

by Chauncy Olcott by Macklemore & Ryan Lewis

Peg o' My Heart Just Give Me a Reason

by Charles Harrison by Pink

The Spaniard Who Blighted My Life Mirrors

by Al Jolson by Justin Timberlake

When I Lost You When I was Your Man

by Henry Burr by Bruno Mars





Fashion





Technology

All-purpose zipper Windows 8 brings more touchscreen

patented and stainless capability to computers

steel invented



Henry Ford introduces The Internet of Everything holds

the moving assembly line promise for connecting all

Internet-enabled devices;

80% of American households

have Internet access

The first published

crossword puzzle 60 million people download

comes out Words With Friends app





NEWS



In the news



Women march for voting Bombers strike Boston

rights in Washington DC Marathon, killing three

and London



16th (income tax) and Jorge Mario Bergoglio

17th Amendments becomes the first pope

(popular election of from the Americas

senators) adopted





SPORTS



College football



Harvard (9-0) and Chicago (7-0) both Alabama (12-1) defeats Notre Dame

claim the national championship (12-1) for the title





Kentucky Derby



Donerail becomes longest odds

winner in the history of the Derby Favored horse Orb wins the race

with odds of 9-1





SHOPPING



Woolworth's McDonald's

Montgomery Ward Wal-Mart

J.C. Penny Starbucks





Most powerful companies



General Electric Wal-Mart Stores

Westinghouse ExxonMobil

Hudson Motor Company Apple

Dutch Boy Paint Bershire Hathaway

Campbell's Soup General Electric

100 Years of Change

shared by caradelany on Jun 05, 2013 in History

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