Jackie Robinson re-revolutionizes baseball
being the first african-american player in the
Major Leagues since 1889, the year baseball
It's a Wonderful Life was actually a big
flop after it was released, but after
multiple Christmas viewings it became
a favorite of families nationwide.
Major Facts of the 1940's
· Population 132,122,000
· Unemployed in 1940 - 8,120,000
· National Debt $43 Billion
· Average Salary $1,299. Teacher's Salary
· Minimum Wage $.43 per hour.
· Life Expectancy 68.2 female, 60.8 male.