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Baby Booms

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Baby booms are periods of time that the birth rate is much higher than the norm. Post wartime is a common time for a baby boom. This is attributed to the homecoming of soldiers and an increased economy.
Answer When the KOREAN War AND WOLD WAR TWO was over, millions of men returned to the U.S. who had been overseas for as much as 4 years. Over the next 20 years these millions of men married millions of women and created millions of babies. The number of babies was much greater than in years prior …
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Answer First, lets understand what the "Baby Boom" really was, shall we? With so many Canadians men out of the country in the armed forces, the birth rate fell in Canada. When the war ended, in 1945, men started to be allowed to come back to Canada, and after being away for as much as 5 or 6 ye…
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The increase of births from 1946 to 1964.
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There are millions of Baby Boomers coming up hot and heavy. There are pros and cons ...PROS:Baby Boomers want things right and aren't too old to fight for it which could be excellent in the areas of health care, politics, and taking a good solid stand on important issues of the country they are in.B…
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Baby Boomers are beginning to take early retirement. They want to be young enough to enjoy life before they succumb to diseases. Some will travel, perhaps start a business of their own or simply enjoy their family, gardening, fishing, or doing whatever they feel like doing. This means it will put a …
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You said it: World War 2. During the war, the government encouraged women to have children. That was not emphasized as much in US as it was in Germany. Then after the War, the soldiers returned home and the women left the factories and they wanted to settle down and live in peace. The world was fin…
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The baby boomers started the year the war ended and the soldiers came home.andyyroxx's answer: After World War II, the benefits of the revolutions (agricultural (meaning the animal breeding, increased food production), industrial (when goods were manufactured in factories), and science (medicines we…
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A baby boom is a term used for a period of significant increase in birth rate, particularly used to refer to the increase in birth rate following the return of servicemen at the end of World War II.
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From about 1946 to 1963, when the contraceptive pill reduced the birthrate sharply. _____ Once the war was over millions of men returned to the U.S. (and also Britain, Australia, New Zealand and Canada) who had been overseas for as much as 4 years. Over the next 5 years these millions of men marr…
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Prior to the Baby Boom, there was a period of approximately 20 years in which having children would have been difficult due to the Great Depression and World War II. The Baby Boom reflected the sudden removal of economic and social pressures that kept people from starting families.[3] While austerit…
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Every baby on the earth will simultaneously explode in the year 2046
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In the 1950s many woman left the workforce and stayed home to raise children. The demand for baby products and services grew. School enrollment soared as the "baby boomers "reached school age, puttinv a strain on the educational system.
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between 1935 and1957, what was the most likel cause of the baby boom?
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For some time I have been increasingly concerned about how the aging boomer generation will affect our economy as they retire. It seems logical that they ("e" since I am in there too) will put unprecedented demands upon the health care system as they age. Future health care will be further stressed …
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The Baby Boom effected education by cause a need to build more schools. The Baby Boom happened after World War II from 1946-1964.
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Between 1946 and early 1960s
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women had to get two jobs to support their families.. - apex by brenda...
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baby boom refers to all the babies born in the last generation, not to a person. there were a lot of babies born, so now there's more old people than young people - hence the problem with social security
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Sex! Promiscuity! Boardom! Very few people had televisions, very few could afford anything to entertain themselves. More on this It just might have been the end of the War. Troops coming back home were happy to be back alive and with their loved ones, and searching for new loves. People felt saf…
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The baby boom affected the economy in a positive way. People moved to the suburbs, and the housing market was in a good position. The Baby Boom created a demand for.... day careteachersbigger carsbigger housesnurses/doctorsmore clothes more electronics more necessities for babiesmore consumers
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The Baby Boom occurred after WW1 as soon as the soldiers came home from the war.
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The "baby boom galaxy" was named the "baby boom galaxy" because of the surprising amount of new stars being "born", created within it. At over 4,000 new stars per year it is the "mother" of all stellar births. In comparison, our Galaxy, the Milky Way, only one to two new stars are formed each year…
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the nation birthrate increased so rapidly that people refer to it as baby boom
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Okay.so a it was the hippie time so everyone got high and loved the trees.so if they loved the trees why would you want to fill up the landfill by using a rubber?exactly. and since everyone was high they didnt think it through, everyone had a kid.just like that. boom. << baby "boom"
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after WWII ended
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The cause of the baby boom was lots of people had babies and those babies had more babies and so on and so on.
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Because so many women were little sl*gs and they were getting real horny as f*ck. They wanted a d*ck in their pu*sy so bad that they'd take a c*ck from anyone and not give a fuss about contraception. If you were born in the 60's, your mothers a wh*re.
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demand was raised  for different goods with each age of the baby boomers reached.
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marriages went down due to WWII and then when the men came back they got married and the birth rates went up lots of loev [*LeXiBaBy*]... find me on myspace :* mwahhzz
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because it was a magical baby
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Cars with a larger capacity also were needed. Interstate Highways were also built to transport goods from one state to another as well as for workers transporting from suburbia to the cities. The baby boom generation has taken us out of the depression into a fast growing economy with programs put in…
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The counter culture or "hippie" movement of the late 1960s
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John F Kennedy. Also Harry Truman and Richard Nixon.
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youth ,spontaneuty,individuality , and spirituality
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families moved from cities to suburbs :)
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because they just Did. they wanted to............. *-*
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it wasnt at the time but now, all the baby boomers are old and require health care and such. because of aall the old people taking this up, it will become more expensive to us. and eventually less available
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It is when the population decreases in war casualties and then baby boomers go everywhere. Baby's are being born like crazy to make up for all of the dead soldiers.
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Because oil was still being discovered in vast amounts in the Middle East and Libya. But there were some small shocks that sent the price upwards.
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During the Great Depression, the birthrate went down drastically b/c people could not afford to have babies. When WW2 began, it ended the depression and an economic boom began. As an effect, the birthrate shot up because people were prospering and could once again afford to have and take care of bab…
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it is when the mommy and the daddy were booming each other the he toke his condom off and jizzed in her and the baby was born in Canada
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The "Baby Boomer" generation (1945-1964) in the United States affected society a great deal socially and economically. A multitude of schools were needed as a housing boom and the move to suburbia got on the way. Cars with a larger capacity also were needed. Interstate Highways were also built to tr…
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After World War 2 and the Korean War the soldiers came back glad to see their wives or to get married to their fiances. Therefore many babies were born. People felt like they now had money to care for their children.
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the population grew and music grew, for instance Elvis Presley and The Beatles
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demand was raised for different goods with each age the baby boomers reached.
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People say that since the men from the war came back home to their wives and fiances, they had kids?. (:
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placing an enormous strain on the social security system
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A baby boom is any period marked by a greatly increased birth rate
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a dramatic increase in birth rates during the post-World War II erayour welcome yussuf
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The significance of the baby boom of the late 1940s were very essential to American history. During World War 2, our country had fell through many cracks and had fought through some tough times so after the war had ended our country had time to mend itself and unite as one again. This was the start …
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Baby boomer. This refers to people born in the 50's (maybe late 40's). This was a time when there was a boom or sudden increase in the birth rate.
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There was a baby boom in the U.S.
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First you must understand that there was no birth control pill during and after World War 2. The pill came along after the baby boom. From 1945 to 1964 millions of men and women married and had lots of children. The reason the pattern continued so long was because the Korean war occorred so soon aft…
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We all became middle aged............
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The changes in the American population that have been brought about due the baby boom are that there are far more men and women reaching retirement at the same time, which has now become a struggle for the government to have the funds to back programs like Medicare and Social Security.
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The economy was bouncing back because they started to gear toward products.
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population of children increases rapidly
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The baby boom began after the men returned from the war. The span of the baby boom was 1945 to 1964. The Korean war fed into the baby boom too. (I am one of those!).Teachers were fired as enrollment dropped
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The government payed families money to have children. I believe they did so to replenish the population after the Second World War.
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The baby boom generation affected demand for certain goods by leading to a higher demand for baby clothes, baby food, and books on baby care. - You're WelCUM
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negative because eventually they will be really old and all need retirement stuff. because of this we will pay more for pension but it really isn't going towards us, and by the time we get their pension might not exist because it was been used up :P
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good more people It created new businesses
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It happened in between the years of 1930-1956. It happened because the Worlds birth rate increased so rapidly that it was called the baby boom.
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The "baby boom" galaxy is approximately 12.2 billion light years away from us.
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The causes of the baby boom was that the baby boom was a monster that can destroy a big city
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i dont know go suck a dick
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The importance of the baby boom is significant because every hour 1 person is turning 65 and in around 2015 or 2020 there will be 70 million baby boomers as compared to about 40 million today (2011)As all of these people get older, they are all trying to retire. All of them will be looking toward So…
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16 years
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The baby boom was a product of the ending of WW2. Being around mostly men for a long time, when the men came back from war, well, they were ready for some love making. Also, there were no men for the women since they were all at war so when they came back, both sexes were eager and willing. Love mak…
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a dramatic increase in birth rates during the post-World War II era
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Because there was so many "hippies" getting pregnant and protesting for the "free love" movement.
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Lots of returned servicemen returning after WWII, and also an immigration push in the early 1950s both led to the formation of many new families and their children to follow.
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The Baby Boom Galaxy is a starburst galaxy
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the war:)
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Simply stated, it didn't. The 'Baby Boom' came about after the end of WWII.
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Growing families increased the demand for products.
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teachers were fired as enrollment dropped
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Many things but the one factor people generally don't recognise is the welfare state. Having the government put a safety-net under everyone de-risks having children. And after the population took a hit during the war, governments across the world wanted families to have more children. So there was a…
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A lot of babies were born?
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A Families grew because Americans believed that the Depression and war were over
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a dramatic increase in birth rates during the post-World War II era
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The baby boom occured right after the end of World War II when all the men came home from Europe.
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The term "baby boom" most often refers to the dramatic post-World War II baby boom (1946-1964). There are an estimated 78.3 million Americans who were born during this demographic boom in births. The term is a general demographic one and is also applicable to other similar population expansions.
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1946-1963
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It began in around 1946 after the soldiers in World War II returned home. It was when many children were born in that period.
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Teachers were fired as enrollment dropped. (starbwoy)
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It was known as the baby boom because there were a ton of returning soldiers and the men who could have been fathers in 1942. but were at war, came home and became fathers along with all the other men who were involved in 1941-1945
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