Value of a Dollar: 1860-2004, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1592371736
  • ISBN-13: 9781592371730
  • DDC: 338.520973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 664 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2006 | Published/Released November 2006
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2006

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This third edition of the highly successful The Value of a Dollar records the actual prices of thousands of items that consumers purchased from the Civil War to the present, along with facts about investment options and income opportunities. This third edition boasts a new addition to each five-year chapter: a narrative on trends. This informative section provides added detail on the reasons prices changed within the time period, including industry developments, changes in consumer attitudes and important historical facts. Plus, a new chapter for 2000-2004 has been added.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Acknowledgments.
Introduction.
Contents.
The Value of a Dollar, 1860-2003.
1: 1860–1899: The Age of Endeavor.
2: Historical Snapshot 1860-1899.
3: Selected Income 1860-1899.
4: Investments 1870-1899.
5: Standard Jobs.
6: Selected Prices 1860-1899.
7: Miscellany 1860-1899.
8: 1900–1919: The Progressive Era and World War II.
9: 1900-1904.
10: Historical Snapshot 1900-1904.
11: Selected Income 1900-1904.
12: Investments 1900-1904.
13: Standard Jobs 1900-1904.
14: Food Basket 1900-1904.
15: Selected Prices 1900-1904.
16: Miscellany 1900-1904.
17: 1905-1909.
18: Historical Snapshot 1905-1909.
19: Selected Income 1905-1909.
20: Consumer Expenditures 1909.
21: Investments 1905-1909.
22: Standard Jobs 1905-1909.
23: Food Basket 1905-1909.
24: Selected Prices 1905-1909.
25: Miscellany 1905-1909.
26: 1910-1914.
27: Historical Snapshot 1910-1914.
28: Selected Income 1910-1914.
29: Consumer Expenditures 1914.
30: Investments 1910-1914.
31: Standard Jobs 1910-1914.
32: Food Basket 1910-1914.
33: Selected Prices 1910-1914.
34: Miscellany 1910-1914.
35: 1915-1919.
36: Historical Snapshot 1915-1919.
37: Selected Income 1915-1919.
38: Consumer Expenditures 1919.
39: Investments 1915-1919.
40: Standard Jobs 1915-1919.
41: Food Basket 1915-1919.
42: Selected Prices 1915-1919.
43: Miscellany 1915-1919.
44: 1920–1939: Return to "Normalcy," the Great Depression, and Recovery.
45: 1920-1924.
46: Historical Snapshot 1920-1924.
47: Selected Income 1920-1924.
48: Consumer Expenditures 1921, 1923.
49: Investments 1920-1924.
50: Standard Jobs 1920-1924.
51: Food Basket 1920-1924.
52: Selected Prices 1920-1924.
53: Miscellany 1920-1924.
54: 1925-1929.
55: Historical Snapshot 1925-1929.
56: Selected Income 1925-1929.
57: Consumer Expenditures 1925, 1927, 1929.
58: Investments 1925-1929.
59: Standard Jobs 1925-1929.
60: Food Basket 1925-1929.
61: Selected Prices 1925-1929.
62: Miscellany 1925-1929.
63: 1930-1934.
64: Historical Snapshot 1930-1934.
65: Selected Income 1930-1934.
66: Consumer Expenditures 1930-1934.
67: Investments 1930-1934.
68: Standard Jobs 1930-1934.
69: Food Basket 1930-1934.
70: Selected Prices 1930-1934.
71: Miscellany 1930-1934.
72: 1935-1939.
73: Historical Snapshot 1935-1939.
74: Selected Income 1935-1939.
75: Consumer Expenditures 1935-1939.
76: Investments 1935-1939.
77: Standard Jobs 1935-1939.
78: Food Basket 1935-1939.
79: Selected Prices 1935-1939.
80: Miscellany 1935-1939.
81: 1940–1959: World War II, Recovery, and the Cold War.
82: 1940-1944.
83: Historical Snapshot 1940-1944.
84: Selected Income 1940-1944.
85: Consumer Expenditures 1940-1944.
86: Investments 1940-1944.
87: Standard Jobs 1940-1944.
88: Food Basket 1940-1944.
89: Selected Prices 1940-1944.
90: Miscellany 1940-1944.
91: 1945-1949.
92: Historical Snapshot 1945-1949.
93: Selected Income 1945-1949.
94: Consumer Expenditures 1945-1949.
95: Investments 1945-1949.
96: Standard Jobs 1945-1949.
97: Food Basket 1945-1949.
98: Selected Prices 1945-1949.
99: Miscellany 1945-1949.
100: 1950-1954.
101: Historical Snapshot 1950-1954.
102: Selected Income 1950-1954.
103: Consumer Expenditures 1950-1954.
104: Investments 1950-1954.
105: Standard Jobs 1950-1954.
106: Food Basket 1950-1954.
107: Selected Prices 1950-1954.
108: Miscellany 1950-1954.
109: 1955-1959.
110: Historical Snapshot 1955-1959.
111: Selected Income 1955-1959.
112: Consumer Expenditures 1955-1959.
113: Investments 1955-1959.
114: Standard Jobs 1955-1959.
115: Food Basket 1955-1959.
116: Selected Prices 1955-1959.
117: Miscellany 1955-1959.
118: 1960–1979: The Vietnam War and the Global Economy.
119: 1960-1964.
120: Historical Snapshot 1960-1964.
121: Selected Income 1960-1964.
122: Consumer Expenditures 1960-1964.
123: Investments 1960-1964.
124: Standard Jobs 1960-1964.
125: Food Basket 1960-1964.
126: Selected Prices 1960-1964.
127: Miscellany 1960-1964.
128: 1965-1969.
129: Historical Snapshot 1965-1969.
130: Selected Income 1965-1969.
131: Consumer Expenditures 1965-1969.
132: Investments 1965-1969.
133: Standard Jobs 1965-1969.
134: Food Basket 1965-1969.
135: Selected Prices 1965-1969.
136: Miscellany 1965-1969.
137: 1970-1974.
138: Historical Snapshot 1970-1974.
139: Selected Income 1970-1974.
140: Consumer Expenditures 1970-1974.
141: Investments 1970-1974.
142: Standard Jobs 1970-1974.
143: Food Basket 1970-1974.
144: Selected Prices 1970-1974.
145: Miscellany 1970-1974.
146: 1975-1979.
147: Historical Snapshot 1975-1979.
148: Selected Income 1975-1979.
149: Consumer Expenditures 1975-1979.
150: Investments 1975-1979.
151: Standard Jobs 1975-1979.
152: Food Basket 1975-1979.
153: Selected Prices 1975-1979.
154: Miscellany 1975-1979.
155: 1980–2004: From Recession to the Era of Possibilities.
156: 1980-1984.
157: Historical Snapshot 1980-1984.
158: Selected Income 1980-1984.
159: Consumer Expenditures 1980-1984.
160: Investments 1980-1984.
161: Standard Jobs 1980-1984.
162: Food Basket 1980-1984.
163: Selected Prices 1980-1984.
164: Miscellany 1980-1984.
165: 1985-1989.
166: Historical Snapshot 1985-1989.
167: Selected Income 1985-1989.
168: Consumer Expenditures 1985-1989.
169: Investments 1985-1989.
170: Standard Jobs 1985-1989.
171: Food Basket 1985-1989.
172: Selected Prices 1985-1989.
173: Miscellany 1985-1989.
174: 1990-1994.
175: Historical Snapshot 1990-1994.
176: Selected Income 1990-1994.
177: Consumer Expenditures 1990-1994.
178: Investments 1990-1994.
179: Standard Jobs 1990-1994.
180: Food Basket 1990-1994.
181: Selected Prices 1990-1994.
182: Miscellany 1990-1994.
183: 1995-1999.
184: Historical Snapshot 1995-1999.
185: Selected Income 1995-1999.
186: Consumer Expenditures 1995-1999.
187: Investments 1995-1999.
188: Standard Jobs 1995-1999.
189: Food Basket 1995-1999.
190: Selected Prices 1995-1999.
191: Miscellany 1995-1999.