America: Then And Now 1940-2010 [Infographic]By: Shawn Hess - March 19, 2012
A lot has changed in America since 1940 when the United States Census was first taken. We had just began to recover from the great depression, we were about to enter World War II, and Franklin D. Roosevelt was the president.
Today, the United States Census Bureau share with us an informative infographic on what the United States looked like in 1940 vs what it looked like in 2010. Obviously, the comparison is not shocking. Many of us have lived through some of the most revolutionary changes and if we haven’t, we know folks who have.
Either way, it’s a great infographic, and an interesting comparison to make. Take a look: