The Pushcart War - Chapter 6 Summary & Analysis

Jean Merrill
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Chapter 6 Summary

While running for mayor, Archie Love runs on a platform that promises to reduce the number of trucks on New York City streets. In response, the incumbent mayor makes a speech in which he speaks of progress. If you are a small business, you only order fourteen cartons of peanut butter, which can be delivered in the back of a station wagon. If you are in big business, you order four hundred cartons of peanut butter, and this requires a truck to deliver it. Trucks mean big business, which means progress. The incumbent mayor wins the election. However, traffic only becomes that much worse as more trucks hit the streets. A man even writes a book about the traffic problem, a book that is unnoticed until he becomes President of the United States.

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