Sample Essay on Energy Crises Then and Now
Energy crises then
In the 70’s oil crunch was a huge shock to most Americans since they had no idea how dependent their country was on foreign oil. At this time, the country was experiencing stagflation from its efforts in Vietnam. This was characterized by an economic slowdown combined with inflation. The crisis undermined the country’s image developed by its automobile culture. America’s sense of strength as a nation was determined by how fast your car could go and how big it was respectively.
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