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Great Divergence

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The Great Divergence, a term coined by Samuel Huntington referring to the process by which ... Western Europe, China, and Japan had developed to a relatively high level and ... Unlike modern industr...

The economies of some countries in northwest Europe were ...

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petroleum under the north sea ... The economies of some countries in northwest Europe were improved in the 1970s by the discovery of? The economies of some countries in northwest Europe ... economies of many Middle Eastern countries? The discovery of oil affected the economies of the Middle East greatly. Since the ...

Baby Boom - AP U.S. History Topic Outlines - Study Notes

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The postwar economy proved to be more robust, which encouraged families to ... the cities, especially in the northwest, were minorities from southern states. ... an unprecedented level of growth that lasted until the early 1970s. ... The war decimated the infrastructure, and the economies of many countries in Europe and Asia, ...

Spain Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...

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Spain's capital city, Madrid, is located in the center of the country. ... The coastline has few natural harbors except the estuaries (rías) in the northwest, ... of natural vegetation than any other European country; some 8,000 species are cataloged. .... Substantial improvements were made during the 1970s at Gijón, Huelva, and  ...

Twentieth-Century Growth - Department of Economics - University of ...

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This paper surveys the experience of economic growth in the 20th century ... experience into a broader historical context, and highlight some of the ways ... The estimates indicate that European countries had incomes well above this level long ... were adjusted appropriately TFP growth might be pushed down very close to ...

Our Common Future, Chapter 8: Industry: Producing More With Less ...

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The centrally planned economies of Eastern Europe had raised their share of world MVA .... But these achievements were limited to some industrial countries. ... At the beginning of the 1970s, both governments and industry were deeply worried about .... They can profit from the improvements in resource and environmental ...

Economic History of Malaysia - EH.net

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Malaysia is perhaps the best example of a country in which the economic roles and ... These crops were labor, not capital, intensive and in some cases quickly ... the discovery of a more efficient method for producing tinplate (for canned food). ... Tin mining also attracted attention from European, mainly British, investors who  ....

Global Airline Industry Program - MIT

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The airline industry itself is a major economic force, both in terms of its own ... At the same time, airlines were heavily regulated throughout the world, creating ... both domestic air travel within each country and, perhaps more importantly, the .... in flight schedules alleviated some of the pressure on the aviation infrastructure,...

Immigration in the United States: New Economic, Social, Political ...

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Apr 16, 2013 ... Immigration has contributed to many of the economic, social, and political ... The fourth peak period began in the 1970s and continues today. ... Arriving immigrants were screened for the first time under this act, and entry by ... for the first time, and a per-country limit of 20,000 was set for Eastern Europe.

United States: History - Infoplease

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History European Exploration and Settlement Exploration of the area now included in ... These three nations—England, Spain, and France—were the chief nations to ... Although some towns developed, the Southern economy remained the least .... improvements, a protective tariff, and the second Bank of the United States.

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AP US History - Worthington Schools

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1: C. In the Northeast and along the Atlantic Seaboard some societies developed a ... 2: D. In the economies of the Spanish colonies, Indian labor, used in the ... 2: E. European exploration and conquest were fueled by a desire for new .... to draw conclusions about the issues that shaped and continue to shape this country.

The rise of capitalism

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The use of any of the surplus to improve the means of production was spasmodic. ... Capitalist ruling classes, however, are driven by economic competition within and ... India and Egypt were comparable to those in the historically advanced countries. ... Capitalism is not a product of some peculiarly European development.

Libya Facts, information, pictures | Encyclopedia.com articles about ...

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Tripolitania, in the northwest, consists of a series of terraces rising slowly from ... In 1984 there were officially 263,100 non-Libyans in the country, of whom more ... English, which is also used in some government publications, has replaced ..... But with the discovery of the Zaltan oil field in 1959, the economic horizons of the  ...