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By Peter Clements (Wr

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The northeast and far west enjoyed the highest per capita incomes; in 1929 these were $921 and $881, respectively. In comparison, the figure for the southeast was $365. To paint an even gloomier picture, within the region of the south-east, in South Carolina, while the per capita income for the nonagricultural sectors of the economy averaged $412, that of farmers was only $129. In 1929, the Brookings Institute, a research organization, found that income distribution was actually becoming more unequal.

Distribution of income Income was distributed very unevenly throughout the country. The northeast and far west enjoyed the highest per capita incomes; in 1929 these were $921 and $881, respectively. In comparison, the figure for the southeast was $365. To paint an even gloomier picture, within the region of the south-east, in South Carolina, while the per capita income for the nonagricultural sectors of the economy averaged $412, that of farmers was only $129. In 1929, the Brookings Institute, a research organization, found that income distribution was actually becoming more unequal.

You are asked to evaluate one argument or idea over another. Stronger essays will also address more than one interpretation. This is often a good question in which to discuss how different historians have viewed the issue. Example To what extent was the prosperity of the USA in the 1920s based on solid foundations? 1 Beyond stating the degree to which you agree with the premise, you must focus on the words prosperity and solid foundations in the question. You should define these terms in your introduction.

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