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Consumer Culture in America

Summary: A comparison of the consumer culture currently in the United States with the consumer culture that existed in the 1950s. Showing the pros and cons of the consuming culture then and now, the comparison reveals that consumer culture has given the United States the money and production to become a supreme power and individual Americans access to a good, fulfilling life.
"Our Consumer Culture: The Good Life or Spiritual Death on the Installment Plan""

The consumer culture today in America has grown so large that it practically contributes to all of the country's income. The growing consuming culture was first developed in the 1950's during World War II when materials of war were needed. The people of the United States developed mass production of ammunition, tanks, and armament, for the men fighting for the United States. Women, blacks, elderly, and the disabled were producing war necessities at a massive rate. For example, 50 tanks were being produced per day, which was a great change for America, which was behind Japan in the production line. After the war had ended and the mass war production had ended the nation's first spending frenzy took place. The people of the United States had been paid a great deal of money from the war...

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