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1800 - 13 years after the Constitution was born

Fast track to 1950 - modern life is here

The Year 2000 - a peak for everyone

The 21st century - a turning point

Drivers behind our success: energy and natural resources

GDP per capita 0 A.D. - 2000 (inflation-
adjusted)  Sources Maddison Project

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Farming ca. 1900 (Wikimedia Commons)

Source: USDA (Photo:by Julian Mora)

Source: USDA (Photo: Julian Mora)

Capitl Hill ca 1800 by William R. Birch)

Photo by Clem Onojeghuo

(by Kora Appleton)

Sources: Cencus Bureau, IIER
(Photo:by Steinar La Engeland)

Sources: Cencus Bureau, IIER (Photo:by Steinar La Engeland)

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